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Synonyms for interest group

(usually plural) a social group whose members control some field of activity and who have common aims

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There's been no increase in the amount spent by anti-Donald Trump PACs and advocacy groups on TV and radio.
The two public advocacy groups have asked the Senate Executive Nominations Committee to reject his nomination.
Facilitate direct communication, knowledge exchange and collaboration between GU cancer survivor advocacy groups and the HCPs.
Grassroots issue campaign veteran Jim Eltringham joins Advocacy Group Inc.
The PR company in question was Edelman, which had set up a grassroots advocacy group called Working Families for Wal-Mart in December 2005.
African-American advocacy groups decried the incidents and called on government and civic leaders to address the racial issues facing the city, state and nation.
Health researcher Sharon Batt says there is a shortage of public funding for health advocacy groups, leaving the field wide open for pharmaceutical companies to indirectly influence these groups.
WASHINGTON -- The Family Research Council, a conservative Christian advocacy group, is mulling legislative and legal action in response to the decision by the Food and Drug Administration to allow adults over-the-counter access to Plan B, an emergency contraceptive pill.
Attendees at the first of its kind meeting included a diverse array of opinion leaders and decision makers from practices, associations, insurance companies, pharmaceutical companies, industry, advocacy groups, universities, government agencies, and foundations.
According to the strictest of scenarios drawn up in the YEC's April draft proposal, issue-oriented advocacy groups such as the Sierra Club and the National Rifle Association could suddenly find themselves regulated by the same rules that govern "express advocacy" groups such as STOPHillaryPAC or the Committee for a Democratic Majority.
A panel of judges consisting of representatives from advocacy groups and people with spasticity will select 12 entries to be featured in the 2004 calendar.
Funded by deep-pocketed philanthropies such as the Ford Foundation, liberals began to shift their attention away from national membership organizations and toward professionally managed advocacy groups and public-interest litigators in the late 1960s and early 1970s.
Landlord and tenant advocacy groups are getting prepared to do battle over the Rent Guidelines Board annual debate over rent hikes over the city's one million rent-stabilized apartments.
It could cost an estimated $121 million for the National Park Service to meet a decade-old mandate to change its radio technology in the country's 388 national parks, an expense park officials and advocacy groups say will put an extra heavy burden on an already underfunded operating budget.
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