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Title Risky business? : PAC decisionmaking in congressional elections / Robert Biersack, Paul S. Herrnson, Clyde Wilcox, editors.
Imprint Armonk, NY : M.E. Sharpe, [1994]

Series American political institutions and public policy
American political institutions and public policy.
Subject Campaign funds -- United States.
Political action committees -- United States.
Alt Name Biersack, Robert, 1954-
Herrnson, Paul S., 1958-
Wilcox, Clyde, 1953-
Description xiii, 313 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 156324294X (alk. paper)
OCLC # 30509130
Table of Contents
 Foreword / Stephen J. Wayne 
1Introduction / Robert Biersack3
2Coping with Increasing Business Influence: The AFL-CIO's Committee on Political Education / Clyde Wilcox19
3The Business-Industry PAC: Trying to Lead in an Uncertain Election Climate / Candice J. Nelson29
4The National Committee for an Effective Congress: Liberalism, Partisanship, and Electoral Innovation / Paul S. Herrnson39
5The Demise of a Lead PAC: The Free Congress PAC / James G. Gimpel56
6The Nationalization of Education Politics: The National Education Association PAC and the 1992 Elections / Denise L. Baer, Martha Bailey65
7AT&T PAC: A Pragmatic Giant / Robert E. Mutch79
8The Eaton Corporation Public Policy Association: Ideology, Pragmatism, and Big Business / Joe Ferrara93
9The National Association of Realtors PAC: Rules or Rationality? / Anne H. Bedlington103
10The National Abortion Rights Action League PAC: Reproductive Choice in the Spotlight / Sue Thomas117
11A New Political Pragmatism? The National Right to Life PAC / Roland Gunn130
12The National Federation of Federal Employees: Big Little Man? / William A. Pierce143
13The FHP Health Care PAC / John J. Pitney, Jr.151
14The American Association of Publishers PAC / Julia K. Stronks164
15Grassroots Organization in Defense of Mother Nature: The Clean Water Action Vote Environment PAC / Robyn Hicks170
16Le PAC C'est Moi: Brent Bozell and the Conservative Victory Committee / Ronald G. Shaiko181
17JustLife Action / Mary E. Bendyna195
18The Washington PAC: One Man Can Make a Difference / Barbara Levick-Segnatelli202
19New Kids on the Block: The WISH List and the Gay and Lesbian Victory Fund in the 1992 Elections / Craig A. Rimmerman214
20How the Little People Choose: PAC Decisionmaking in the PHH Group, Inc., and the National Air Traffic Controllers' Association / Jack E. Rossotti224
21Not So Risky Business: PAC Activity in 1992 / Paul S. Herrnson, Clyde Wilcox239
 App. A: Contributions to Congressional Candidates by Individual PACs262
 App. B: Expenditures by Individual PACs297
 About the Editors and Contributors302

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