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    Political parties and influence

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    Besides elections and campaigns, how do the major political parties influence public values and ideas?

    Are minor parties influential? If not, why? If so, how?

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    Political parties are masters of putting out information in public relations style. The leaders of parties both in Congressional and Legislative bodies, in the party headquarters, and at the local level, all have the ability to tap into the "party line" of thinking. The most advantageous way is to create sound bites and news stories with the 'spin' preferred by the party. When media uses the stories, then the influencing begins. Offers to speak with others of the same inclination are made. Sometimes there are controversies ...

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    A discussion on how, besides elections, political parties, large and small, influence lives and decision making.