Introductory Readings

Barone, M. (2012). Almanac of American Politics 2012. Washington, DC: National Journal. http://www.nationaljournal.com/almanac/

Berry, J. M. (1997). The Interest Group Society. 3rd ed. Longman.

Cigler, A. J., and B. A. Loomis. (Eds.). (2012). Interest Group Politics. 8th ed. Washington, DC: CQ Press.

Loomis, B. A. (2012). CQ Press Guide to Interest Groups and Lobbying in the United States. Los Angeles: Sage.

CQ's Politics in America 2012: the 112th Congress. (2012) Washington, DC: Congressional Quarterly, Inc.

Maisel, S., J. M. Berry, and G. C. Edwards III. (2010). The Oxford Handbook of American Political Parties and Interest Groups. New York: Oxford University Press.

Plano, J. C., and M. Greenberg. (2001). American Political Dictionary. 11th ed. Fort Worth, TX : Harcourt College Publishers.

Wolpe, B. C., and B. J. Levine. (1996). Lobbying Congress. 2nd ed. Washington, DC: CQ Press.