Government & Politics Policy Collection:

A Century of Lawmaking for a New Nation (Library of Congress)
U.S. Congressional documents and debates during 1774-1873.

Advisory Committee to the Congressional Internet Caucus
Information about the program and activities of the Advisory Committee and the Congressional Internet Caucus, a bi-partisan group of over 100 members of the House and Senate working to educate their colleagues about the promise and potential of the Internet. Categories include: Issues; Forums and Events; Caucus Members; Press Releases; and Advisory Committee.

AllPolitics - Time/CNN political news collaboration
The Web's most comprehensive political coverage is found at AllPolitics which serves up a daily fare of breaking political headlines, plus the renowned journalism of TIME magazine and Congressional Quarterly. The site features top political analysts as well as innovative cartoonists.

Almanac of Policy Issues
Comprehensive, unbiased background information and links on major U.S. public policy issues.

Audio Collection - Harvard Law School Forum
The Harvard Law School Forum's collection of speeches and panel discussions from the last 40 years. Tapes (and even transcription discs) of some seventy historic programs have been lying in a file cabinet for years. Some probably have not been played since their recording. These important programs are being released to the public on the Forum website. Samples of programs already available are: Barry Goldwater discussing the Kennedy's first hundred days (1961); Walter Reuther discussing the future of the labor movement (1960); Jimmy Hoffa discussing "Area Contracts and the Teamsters" (1962); Eleanor Roosevelt discussing the future of the Democratic party (1961); Martin Luther King, Jr. discussing "The Future of Integration" (1962); Billy Graham discussing "Evangelism and the Intellectual" (1962); Dr. Timothy Leary discussing "LSD: Methods of Control" (1966); Hans Morgenthau, Robert Novak and Prof. Yarmolinsky discussing The Johnson Presidency (1967); and MANY OTHERS, including Justice Tom Clark, Harry Kissinger, Casper Weinberger, Rudolph Guiliani, Ralph Nader, Shimon Peres, and so on.

Biographical Directory of the US Congress (1774 - Present)
A searchable database continuously updated to reflect recent scholarship on former members and up-to-date information about each current Congress. The online version goes well beyond the scope of the previous Biographical Directory to include images and additional information previously published in separate volumes.

Bureau of Economic Analysis
Data organized by region. GDP, income, price and other economic data in tables or in files for downloads. Also has surveys and estimates.

Bureau of Labor Statistics
Current and historical data on employment, prices, productivity, and earnings.

Bureau of Public Debt
Information about securities issued by the U.S. Treasury. Features SLGS daily rates, Treasury auction announcements, and information on frauds and scams.

Bureau of Reclamation
Bureau concerned with hydroelectric power plants, water conservation, water treatment, water quality, water uses, the Mississippi River, dams and reservoirs, and more.

Center for American Women and Politics (CAWP)

Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Home Page
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's mission is to promote health and quality of life by preventing and controlling disease, injury, and disability. This site includes articles, fact sheets, announcements, data and statistics, press releases and current health news, links, and traveler's health. Also, order and download brochures, catalogs, publications, software, slides, and videos.

Congressional Quarterly
CQ is known as the pre-eminent resource for Congress-watchers who need nonpartisan information on Capitol Hill. The award-winning news service's legislative news and analysis is consistently hailed for its accuracy and comprehensiveness. covers the most current and controversial legislative issues of the day with complete summaries, insight into all sides of the issues, and more. Through the Midday Updates portion of the site, users can receive daily summaries of activities on the Hill. "The Scoop" section is a book-marked guide to what is happening on the Hill.
This entire site is free to all users.

Constitution of the United States
Includes the entire text of the Constitution, the Bill of Rights and the Declaration of Independence - and much more. Interesting insights into the men who wrote the Constitution, how it was created, and how the Supreme Court has interpreted the Constitution in the two centuries since its creation.

C-Span Online - Live Audio and Video From the Public Service Television
The C-SPAN web site provides a variety of services to complement its televised programming, including regularly updated schedule information as well as information on upcoming feature programs and special events. The site also features live and on-demand RealAudio and RealVideo coverage of the Congress and other public affairs events.

Energy Information Administration
Information and data on production, price and consumption for petroleum, coal renewable, and alternative fuels.

E-The People
Contact key public officials using this free, nonpartisan advocacy service. Write a letter, create or sign a petition that can reach any of 140,000 local, state or federal government officials. Talk with other active citizens in your neighborhood and across the country and take action together about the issues that concern you most.

EDGAR - Securities and Exchange Commission
The SEC's web site provides information for investors, regulators, and registrants. Popular pages include the SEC News Digest (daily activity summary), proposed regulations, SEC information, investor advice, enforcement actions and Complaint Center, and the EDGAR Database of Corporate Information


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