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

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The chair at Barclays Plc (LSE: BARC) is to head a lobbying group.
This is not the first time a Bloomberg-funded gun control lobbying group has played fast and loose with facts," said CCRKBA Chairman Alan Gottlieb.
Could this be a sign that lobbying groups are finally losing some of their power?
Included in this lobbying group are the large property insurers Allstate Insurance Co.
Ann Yerger spoke on behalf of the Council of Institutional Investors, a lobbying group.
Nanny-state lobbying group Public Citizen frets about too few workplace inspections.
The founder of TransAfrica, a 30-year-old lobbying group for African and Caribbean interests, chronicles his influential life as one of America's most controversial and political fighters against racism.
The Rent Stabilization Association, the umbrella lobbying group for landlords, is backing a proposal to eliminate rent-law protection for those earning over $100,000 a year.
He joined the business lobbying group 10 years ago, interested in its work to defeat then-first lady Hillary Rodham Clinton's proposed health care reform.
And Republican Senator Gordon Smith of Oregon is making a name for himself as a champion of homosexual rights, recently drawing attention by speaking at the October 6th annual dinner of the Human Rights Campaign, a major homosexual lobbying group.
Things are very far apart at the moment," comments treaty supporter Annie Petsonk of the Environmental Defense Fund, an environmental lobbying group in Washington, D.
Local and regional black business organizations have successfully worked with their respective legislatures, notes Campbell, but there hasn't been a national lobbying group.
The proposal is supported by the Business Roundtable, a lobbying group critical of recent FASB standards).
INGAA is the lobbying group that represents nearly all of the major gas transmission companies in North America.
Though the RIAA hasn't brought any formal action against purveyors of Internet radio, the Washington-based lobbying group has warned federal regulators about the dangers of high-definition radio.