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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 This link opens in a new window
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).
Nexis Uni This link opens in a new window
- Why search here? You need news, law cases and reviews, and company financial information.
- What's included? 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.
McClatchy-Tribune Collection This link opens in a new window
Most recent 90 days of about 300 papers around the U.S.
MasterFILE Complete This link opens in a new window
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.