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PSC 264 - Congressional Politics: Tracing an Issue: Basic Information

Various sources and tools for tracing an issue that has been considered by Congress

CQ Roll Call

Roll Call, reports news of legislative and political happenings on Capitol Hill, as well as political coverage of congressional elections across the country. In addition to breaking news, the site features news stories and daily e-mail alerts

Congressional Quarterly Publications

  • CQ Magazine: Publishes detailed news summaries of new federal legislative activities and covers the details and purpose of major legislation.

  • CQ Researcher: Provides in-depth articles on selected areas of legislative activity.

Congressional Sources

  • Congressional Research Service (CRS) Reports: These reports are written by Library of Congress researchers at the request of the Congress on significant policy issues. The information on this site is compiled and made available as a public service by the Government Documents Department at the University of North Texas Libraries. (search)