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A few recommended titles
These focus intensely on politics & government, & have good reputations for accuacy or at least thoughfulness. They are not bias free; some have pretty strong perspectives.
Investigative reporting, profiles of lawmakers and aides, features describing the sociology and politics of the Hill, book and restaurant reviews. Articles from the mid-1990's to today.
Congess & the Presidency
From American University's
Deptartment of Government/School of Public Affairs
The Hill's website
Includes the last 6 issues. For older stories, use above link.
From National Journal, covers the people, process & events in Congress.
Reports on pros and cons, background and verbatim arguments of legislation before Congress, each issue dealing with one law under consideration.
Election news headlines
Stories from a general news & magazine database. Click "visit website" to see more.
U.S. Major Dailies
The last several years from Christian Science Monitor, Los Angeles Times New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Washington Post. Text only, no images (except some magazine/book review sections).
A full-text article database of popular and trade news from around the world; company profiles; accounting literature and legal information largely focusing on U.S. and North America.
Most recent 90 days of about 300 papers around the U.S.
Mostly a magazine database, but also has newspapers, government press releases & transcripts, entries from reference books, photographs, etc.
Stories from a mostly news search, articles that don't have the election as a significant focus, but cover other Congressional activities. Click "Visit website" for more.