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Congress and the Nation [CQ Press]

Provides perspective and analysis of the U.S. Congress. It is the authoritative reference on Congressional trends, actions, and controversies.

iPOLL (Roper Center for Public Opinion Research)
Dates of Coverage: 
1935 to present

Comprehensive database from major U.S. polling organizations, including questions asked & responses provided.

Project Vote Smart - American Government, Elections, Candidates and Voting

Nonpartisan organization presents biographical and issue-related information on candidates for political office in the US.

International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences [Gale]

Historical Abstracts with Full Text [EBSCO]
Dates of Coverage: 
1956 to present

Covers history after 1450, excluding U.S. and Canada; lists articles, books, book reviews, collections, and dissertations.

America: History & Life with Full Text [EBSCO]
Dates of Coverage: 
1953 to present

Extensive index to 1,700 journals, books, and dissertations on American and Canadian history, popular culture, anthropology, sociology, economics, education, and politics.

CRS Reports: Congressional Research Service (UNT)

University of North Texas hosts a searchable online database of many CRS reports.

CQ Press Political Reference Suite

U.S. legislative history & analysis, policy tracking, voting records, primary source documents, statistics, and organizations.

CQ Almanac
Dates of Coverage: 
1945 - 2006

Summary and analysis of major U.S. legislation, with tables, graphs & charts. Browse by subject, decade, or year; use Policy Tracker to explore a specific policy topic.

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