Original reporting and analysis on issues in the news, focusing on the economy, education, the environment, health, international affairs, social trends, and technology. Published weekly, 1991-present.
See Tables 1-10 through 1-20 for statistics about Congressional members, often across time. Topics treated include House and Senate seats that changed party and districts with a racial or ethnic minority representative or a “majority-minority” population. See Tripod for Vital Statistics volumes covering earlier years.
Provides sketches of current members of Congress including biographies, votes and bills with ratings, election results, staff, and committees. For people serving in earlier Congresses, see the links in the upper right corner for volumes published in 1998 through 2010. For 1972-1996, see print volumes.
Well researched and edited profiles of Congressional members and their districts including biographical information, voting record, and district map. Published under different titles from 1982 to the present.
Formerly known as "CQ Weekly" this magazine provides full-text news and analysis on all U.S. federal legislative activity and related political issues. Includes floor votes, bill status, analysis, and more. Covers 1983-present.
Volumes cover one 4-year presidential term. Divided into chapters on various policy issues, e.g. economic policy, education policy, health & human services, etc. Each chapter opens with an introductory overview, followed by a chronology of legislative actions.
Like CQ above, this weekly journal covers the activities of Congress but with more emphasis on the executive branch concerning all areas of U.S. foreign and domestic policy. The web site also includes directories, reports, poll information, and other features.
Presents essays by leading scholars focusing on different aspects of congressional politics, including the institution's responsiveness to the American public, its procedures and capacities for policymaking, its internal procedures and development, relationships between the branches of government, and the scholarly methodologies for approaching these topics.
Princeton Encyclopedia of American Political History
Online access to a 2010 reference work on American politics. Scholars were commissioned to write the 190 articles on a wide range of political topics including aspects of religion, popular culture, and education.