News & Analysis
Center for Public Integrity
This site disseminates information on many public issues. Includes a lobbying area that provides statistics on lobbying and who is lobbying for (or against) what. (Free Resource)
Reports on the activities of the United States Congress. Included is a summary of the previous week's news, the status of bills, committee and floor activity, debates and roll-call votes.
This nonpartisan site is designed to provide factual information to accompany U.S. campaign rhetoric. (Free Resource)
National Journal’s daily briefing on U.S. politics, provides bipartisan reporting with coverage from over 2,500 media sources.
Institute of Politics (Harvard University)
"The Institute oversees the John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum, one of the world’s premier arenas for speech and debate." (Free Resource)
National Journal Group's Policy Central
A collection of resources on U.S. politics and policy. Includes the National Journal magazine, the Almanac of American Politics; CongressDaily; Technology Daily; and the Hotline.
The biggest searchable database of political cartoons by many of the best known editorial cartoonists in the world. (Free Resource)
Updated daily, this site aggregates commentary, news, polling data, and links to political resources covering the important issues of the day. (Free Resource)
Overview & Background
Each week the CQ Researcher publishes a report on a current U.S. political or social issue. Past reports are archived.
CQ's Politics in America Ref JK1010 .P64
The profiles of members of Congress offer concise analysis of personalities, political styles, and legislative agendas. Also includes detailed state and district information along with data on campaign finance.
Oxford Reference Online: Politics and Social Sciences
Includes the Concise Oxford Dictionary of Politics; Oxford Guide to the United States Government; and Oxford Companion to the Politics of the World.
Vital Statistics on American Politics REF JK274.V58
Provides data on elections, political parties, campaign finance, public opinion, the Congress, the Presidency, and more.