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Congressional Digest Debates
Read descriptions of issues, background documents, summaries, and opinions both pro and con on topics of discussion in Congress, the Supreme Court, and international bodies.
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CQ Electronic Library
Search all of our electronic Congressional Quarterly materials at once, currently CQ Weekly and CQ Researcher.
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CQ Researcher
"THE source for in-depth analysis of contemporary issues, gives you access to an archive of award-winning CQ Researcher reports dating back to 1923."
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CQ Weekly
"Your complete source for expert coverage of the U.S. Congress." Includes status of bills, votes and amendments, floor and committee activity and more with an archive back to 1983.
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GPO Monthly Catalog
Contains records published by the government Printing Office since July 1976.
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LexisNexis State Capital
Full-text information published by state and local governments, such as legislative bills and reports.
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ProQuest Congressional
Comprehensive source of U.S. government information. Includes Congressional publications, bills, hearings, testimony, and legislative research information.
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ProQuest Research Library
Contains the citations and abstracts of over 1,000 titles in the broad areas of social sciences and law. Of those 1,000 titles, 710 provide users with full-text, images and graphics online. Indexing and full-text coverage begins in the early 1990s for most titles.
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ProQuest Statistical
Indexes and abstracts all statistics issued by; the U.S. government since 1973. Includes the Statistical Abstract of the US, 100 of the best statistical publications of private and state government sources, and about 2,000 titles from international agencies.
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Stratfor: Global Intelligence
STRATFOR is a news analysis provider that covers political, economic, and military developments from around the world.

Almanac of Policy Issues
Web directory of public policy web sites.
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American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research
The American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research is a conservative think-tank dedicated to research and education on issues of government, politics, economics, and social welfare.
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American Political Science Association
"The leading professional organization for the study of political science"
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Brookings Institution
The Brookings Institution is a leading centrist think-tank dedicated to strengthening American democracy, fostering the economic and social welfare, security and opportunity of all Americans and securing a more open, safe, prosperous and cooperative international system.
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Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace is a centrist think-tank dedicated to advancing cooperation between nations and promoting active international engagement by the United States.
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Cato Institute
The Cato Institute is a libertarian think-tank dedicated to increasing the understanding of public policies based on the principles of limited government, free markets, individual liberty, and peace.
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Center for American Progress
The Center for American Progress is a progressive think-tank which addresses its work toward "21st-century challenges such as energy, national security, economic growth and opportunity, immigration, education, and health care. We develop new policy ideas, critique the policy that stems from conservative values, and challenge the media to cover the issues that truly matter and shape the national debate."
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Center for Civic Education
"The Center specializes in civic/citizenship education, law-related education, and international educational exchange programs for developing democracies."
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Center for Democracy & Technology
CDT "works to promote democratic values and constitutional liberties in the digital age" by paying attention to policies regarding law and technology.
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Center for Security Policy
"The Center for Security Policy is a non-profit, non-partisan national security organization that specializes in identifying policies, actions, and resource needs that are vital to American security and then ensures that such issues are the subject of both focused, principled examination and effective action by recognized policy experts, appropriate officials, opinion leaders, and the general public."
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Center for Strategic & International Studies
The Center for Strategic and International Studies is a conservative think-tank dedicated to providing strategic insights and policy solutions focused on defense and security, regional stability, and transnational challenges ranging from energy and climate to global development and economic integration.
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Congress.org
Guide to elected national and state officials.
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Economic Policy Institute
The Economic Policy Institute is a progressive think-tank dedicated to broadening the discussion about economic policy to include the interests of low- and middle-income workers.
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FORA.tv
"FORA.tv delivers discourse, discussions and debates on the world's most interesting political, social and cultural issues, and enables viewers to join the conversation." Makes searchable audio, video, and/or transcripts of leaders and thinkers around the world.
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Free Expression Policy Project
Copyright, Censorship, and Media Policy are on this site of facts and cases on the issues. A project of the Brennan Center for Justice at the NYU School of Law.
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NEW Gallup
"Gallup has studied human nature and behavior for more than 75 years. Gallup's reputation for delivering relevant, timely, and visionary research on what people around the world think and feel is the cornerstone of the organization."
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Government Innovators Network
"This portal, produced by The Ash Institute for Democratic Governance and Innovation at Harvard's John F. Kennedy School of Government, is a marketplace of ideas and examples of government innovation."
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GovTrack
"Bringing together information on the status of federal legislation, voting records, and other congressional data from official sources, and turning it into an understandable and trackable free information resource for everyday citizens." Includes tracking changes to the full-text of bills as they move through Congress. Supports RSS feeds on votes, legislators, and many other aspects of congress.

GPO (Government Printing Office)
The GPO is the source of published government information. Their site provides access to government publications, including Supreme Court Decisions, 1937-1975.
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GSS: General Social Survey
"The General Social Survey (GSS) is one of NORC’s flagship surveys and our longest running project. The GSS started in 1972 and completed its 26th round in 2006. For the last third of a century the GSS has been monitoring social change and the growing complexity of American society."
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Heritage Foundation
The Heritage Foundation is a conservative think-tank dedicated to formulating and promoting conservative public policies based on the principles of free enterprise, limited government, individual freedom, traditional American values, and a strong national defense.
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Institute for Policy Studies
"The nation's oldest multi-issue progressive think-tank"
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NEW ISSP: International Social Survey Programme
"The International Social Survey Programme (ISSP) is a continuous programme of cross-national collaboration running annual surveys on topics important for the social sciences. The programme started in 1984 with four founding members - Australia, Germany, Great Britain, and the United States—and has grown to 45 member countries from all over the world in 2008."
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MapLight. Money and Politics: Illuminating the Connection
"Brings together campaign contributions and how legislators vote, providing an unprecedented window into the connections between money and politics." Currently covers the California Legislature and U.S. Congress."
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NARA (National Archives and Records Administration)
"NARA is an independent Federal agency that helps preserve our nation's history by overseeing the management of all Federal records. [Its] mission is to ensure ready access to the essential evidence that documents the rights of American citizens, the actions of Federal officials, and the national experience."
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National Conference of State Legislatures
"The National Conference of State Legislatures is a bipartisan organization that serves the legislators and staffs of the nation's 50 states, its commonwealths and territories. NCSL provides research, technical assistance and opportunities for policymakers to exchange ideas on the most pressing state issues."
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National Survey of Student Engagement
"Through its student survey, The College Student Report, NSSE annually collects information at hundreds of four-year colleges and universities about student participation in programs and activities that institutions provide for their learning and personal development. The results provide an estimate of how undergraduates spend their time and what they gain from attending college."
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New Nation Votes: American Election Returns, 1787-1825
"Searchable collection of election returns from the earliest years of American democracy." Returns from all levels of office from federal presidential elections to local city clerks. Includes returns from all 25 states and territories in existence at that time.
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Occasional Papers of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Full-text of works reviewing various American policies and social trends
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Open Congress
"OpenCongress brings together official government data with news and blog coverage to give you the real story behind each bill." Supports RSS feeds of popular bills, issues, blogs, and more!
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Open Secrets
"Your Guide to Money in U.S. Elections"
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NEW Pew Research Center
"The Pew Research Center for the People & the Press is an independent, non-partisan public opinion research organization that studies attitudes toward politics, the press and public policy issues."
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Pew Research Center for the people & the press
Independent opinion research group that studies attitudes toward the press, politics and public policy issues.

Political Science Resources on the Web
Web directory of resources, including publications, educational resources, and lots of other Internet resources.

politicalinformation.com
Internet search engine for political information.
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Polling Report
Nonpartisan collection of national surveys from various sources and on numerous current issues. PHC does not pay for the subscription services.
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Project Vote Smart
Non-partisan organization working to inform voters on the positions and voting records of elected officials and candidates. Includes Political Courage Tests, Interest Group Ratings, and Campaign Finances, along with biographical information and public statements.

Quick Links to the House and Senate Committee Hearings and other Publications
Organized by committee, find links for membership, schedule, hearings, and more. Maintained by the Law Librarians' Society of Washington DC as part of the Legislative Source Book.
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RAND Corporation
The RAND Corporation is a center-right, nonprofit research and development company similar to a think-tank. It conducts research and provides analysis to address challenges that face the United States and the world. Initially focused on national security, the RAND Corporation now also studies issues of business, education, health, law, and science.
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Statistical Abstract: National Data Book
Published by the census bureau, the latest data on births, deaths, marriages, divorces, employment and many other numbers.
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Thomas: Legislative Information on the Internet
News and information about legislation currently under consideration or recently considered.
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NEW Townhall.com
"Our conservative magazine coverage features investigative journalism, in-depth reporting, heavily researched analysis, interviews with the heavy hitters and powerful exposÚs - all in a monthly news and opinion journal from the same team of right-thinking reporters, opinions makers, insiders and political leaders conservatives have trusted for 15 years."
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Urban Institute
The Urban Institute is a center-left think-tank dedicated to analyzing policies, evaluating programs, and informing community development to improve social, civic, and economic well-being.


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