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ORIGINAL WORK ONLY NO PLAGARISM!MUST FOLLOW FORMAT INCLUDED IN DISCUSSION. THIS IS NOT AN ESSAY.Week 6 Discussion 1″Agenda Setting” Please respond to the following:·         Pick a policy and identify an official actor, an unofficial actor, and an interest group.  Discuss how each has used their power and influence to set the agenda for the policy.·         Explain what role the media might play in overcoming the “second face of power.” Why does Birkland compare the third face of power to Marxist “False Consciousness”?Here is a checklist for you to consider as you construct responses for Discussion Question 6.1:>> Quality: Did you identify a relevant policy? (2 pts)>> Relevance: Did you explain the role of the various actors? (1 pts)>> Quality: Did you relate media and the second face of power? (2 pts)>> Relevance: Did you discuss the third face of power? (1 pts)>> Word Count/Grammar: Is your post written in academic language and not slang or jargon? (1 pts)>> Word Count/Grammar: Is your post longer than 250 words? (1 pts)>> Participation: Did you provide substantive responses to at least one other post? (2 pts)Week 6 Discussion 2″Lobbying” Please respond to the following:·         Using the policy identify in Week 6 Discussion Question 1, identify the amount of money that the top three interest groups raised over the last five years.·         Which of the three interest groups best leveraged their resources to affect public policy?Here is a checklist for you to consider as you construct responses for Discussion Question 6.2:>> Quality: Did you use the Week 6 policy? (2 pts)>> Relevance: Did you identify the money raised by top interest groups? (1 pts)>> Quality: Did you identify the interest group that leveraged resources the best? (2 pts)>> Relevance: Did you describe the impact this group had on public policy? (1 pts)>> Word Count/Grammar: Is your post written in academic language and not slang or jargon? (1 pts)>> Word Count/Grammar: Is your post longer than 250 words? (1 pts)>> Participation: Did you provide substantive responses to at least one other post? (2 pts)