Government core

International Statistical Agencies [Census Bureau links]

http://www.census.gov/aboutus/stat_int.html

An alphabetical list of countries links to statistical agency websites.

Washington Information Directory [CQ Press]

http://libproxy.smith.edu:2048/login?url=http://knowledge.sagepub.com/view/washington-information-directory-2012-2013/SAGE.xml

Provides capsule descriptions that help users quickly and easily find the right person at the right organization.

Congress and the Nation [CQ Press]

http://libproxy.smith.edu:2048/login?url=http://knowledge.sagepub.com/view/congress-and-the-nation-ix/SAGE.xml

Provides perspective and analysis of the U.S. Congress. It is the authoritative reference on Congressional trends, actions, and controversies.

Political Handbook of the World [CQ Press]

http://libproxy.smith.edu:2048/login?url=http://library.cqpress.com/phw/?PHPSESSID=2d170flsdkveag3eqq7dtfvfk1

Thorough and accurate information on every country's government and political party system, with key facts and current issues.

Politics in America [CQ Press]

http://libproxy.smith.edu:2048/login?url=http://library.cqpress.com/pia/?PHPSESSID=2d170flsdkveag3eqq7dtfvfk1

Profiles of members of Congress - personalities, political styles, legislative agendas, political ambitions, and reputations - plus information on campaign finance, partisan caucuses, and standing committees.

Supreme Court Yearbook [CQ Press]

http://libproxy.smith.edu:2048/login?url=http://library.cqpress.com/scyb/

Coverage and analysis of every decision from the nation's highest court since the 1989-1990 term.

Vital Statistics on American Politics [CQ Press]

http://libproxy.smith.edu:2048/login?url=http://library.cqpress.com/vsap/

Covers elections and political parties, public opinion and voting, the media, the three branches of U.S. government, foreign, military, social and economic policy, and much more.

iPOLL (Roper Center for Public Opinion Research)

https://ly.smith.edu/ef/dbipoll/
Dates of Coverage: 
1935 to present

Comprehensive database from major U.S. polling organizations, including questions asked & responses provided.

Project Vote Smart - American Government, Elections, Candidates and Voting

http://www.votesmart.org

Nonpartisan organization presents biographical and issue-related information on candidates for political office in the US.

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