Selected Political Parties
There are two main political parties in the United States: the Democratic and Republican Parties. In addition, there are minor and micro parties as well.
Sample Interest Groups
In the United States there are numerous political interest groups such as: environmentalists; business groups; labor unions; churches; ethnic groups; political action committees or PAC; health groups; education groups; civic groups; youth groups; transportation groups; agricultural groups; veterans groups; women's groups; reform lobbies; Israel affairs; rifle association, etc. Some of these groups are: