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Name Political Orientation Stated Purpose
60 Plus Association Republican A non-partisan seniors advocacy group with a free enterprise, less government, less taxes approach to senior issues.
AFL-CIO Democratic Federation of labor unions representing more than 13 million of America’s workers in 61 member unions.
Alliance for Retired Americans (ARA) Democratic Mobilize retired union members and other activists in a grassroots movement advocating a progressive political and social agenda.
America 21 Republican Educate, engage, and mobilize Christians to influence national policy at every level.
American Family Voices (AFV) Democratic Voter registration and voter turn-out, non-partisan issue advocacy, including research, coalition building and advertising.
American Taxpayers Alliance (ATA) Republican Protect American taxpayers from new and onerous financial obligations. Harnesses taxpayer anger at unwise decisions by government leaders.
Americans for Job Security (AJS) Republican Educating the public on economic issues with a pro-market, pro-paycheck message.
Americans for Tax Reform (ATR) Republican Oppose all tax increases as a matter of principle.
Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence Democratic Enact and enforce sensible gun laws and policies through grassroots activism, electing pro-gun control officials and increasing public awareness.
Business Roundtable (BRT) Republican About 150 CEOs who promote sound economic and social policy.
Citizens for a Sound Economy (CSE) / Freedom Works Republican Fights for lower taxes and less regulation.
Citizens United (CU) Republican Reassert the traditional American values of limited government, free enterprise, strong families, and national sovereignty and security.
Every Child Matters (501)(c)(4) Democratic Focus the attention of the public, media and candidates on investments in children's needs. Republican Building a proactive alliance of conservative citizens who can make a difference in our nation.
Law Enforcement Alliance of America (LEAA) Republican Fights for legislation that reduces violent crime while preserving the rights of honest citizens, particularly the right of self-defense.
League of Conservation Voters (LCV) Democratic The political voice of the environmental movement. Democratic Working to bring ordinary people back into politics.
NAACP National Voter Fund (NVF) Democratic Increase African-American voter turnout and raise awareness of candidates stance on issues supported by the NAACP.
NARAL Pro-Choice America Inc. Democratic Fighting to protect and defend a woman’s right to choose.
National Education Association (NEA) Democratic Serve as the national voice for education.
National Pro-Life Alliance (NPLA) Republican 400,000 pro-life Americans united by a single mission: ending the horror of abortion-on-demand.
National Rifle Association (NRA) Republican Preserving the right of all law-abiding individuals to purchase, possess and use firearms for legitimate purposes.
National Right to Work Committee (NRWC) Republican A coalition of 2.2 million American citizens united by one belief: No one should be forced to pay tribute to a union to get or keep a job.
Planned Parenthood Action Fund (PPAF) Democratic Engages in educational and electoral activity including public education campaigns, grassroots organizing and legislative activity.
Progress for America (PFA) Republican Advocates tax cuts, free trade, school vouchers and confirmation of Bush’s judicial nominees.
Seniors Coalition Republican Representing senior citizens before federal and state officials through public information, education and grassroots presentations.
Social Security (SSC) Republican Dedicated to giving workers the option to voluntarily place their payroll taxes in personal retirement accounts.
U.S. Chamber of Commerce Republican Provides businesses with a voice of experience and influence in Washington, D.C., and around the globe.
United Seniors Association (USA) Republican Expand retirement and investment freedom, economic freedom, and health freedom for senior Americans and generations to come.

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