Finance resources, money enables interest groups to be able to campaign, monetary contributes buy advertisement on tv and also employing a large amount of staff. More people to be able to promote, more opportunities to lobby.
Expertise, Pay attention to them, anything that the members are saying with respect. If their seen as experts they might exceed their credibility. They can also influence directly. Size enhances influence because the larger groups, deliver votes and other resources. The greater the potential for fundraising and any sorts of contributions to the campaign, being able to influence members of the congress.
Limitations on independent expenditures, this would stop all advertising to expand the influence to vote for a candidate. Restrictions on former members of congress implemented a cooling-off period before the former member can lobby congress.
Balanced budget is one that has an equal amount of federal revenues and federal expenditures. Federal entitlements are payments by the federal government to groups or individuals that is mandatory according to the governments own criteria. Example of an entitlement is social security. Entitlements are a barrier to federal government achieving a balanced budget in that the government would be breaking their own laws by cutting their budget. An entitlement is basically a promise of money that the government cannot go back on its a permanent addition to federal expenditures. A consequence of a large budget deficit is where the federal expenditures outweigh the money taken in thought the federal revenues. When this deficit is large, it destroys the country ability to make more policies, as they would be too busy as it has already been implemented and overdrawn on.