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Find Your Elected Officials
Use this search engine from the League of Women Voters to find out who your national and state legislators are, how to contact them, and how they voted, when that information is available.
Government Information Online
A virtual "ask-a-librarian" reference service focusing on government documents.
How Your U.S. Senators and Representatives Voted
A useful search engine from the Public Citizen Web site.
VIVA Libraries: Federal depository libraries in Virginia.
Census Bureau Home Page
Census 2000 -- from USAToday.com
Government Redistricting Web Guide -- from Purdue University Libraries
Federal Government Resources
Almanac of American Politics
From the National Journal Group
American President -- "the most comprehensive non-partisan resource available on the history and function of the American presidency"
AOL Government Guide -- national and local government information
CIA World Factbook (2002)
Centers for Disease Control
Congress.org -- write to Congress, the President and state legislators; NOT an official government site
Congressional Research Reports
The Constitution: That Delicate Balance-- a thirteen-part online video series on the American Constitution from Annenberg/CPB
Consumer Product Safety Commission
C-SPAN: Congress Guide: Congressional Information Center
Democracy in America -- a fifteen-part online video course covering topics of civic knowledge and skills
FAQ.Gov -- frequently asked questions of the U.S. Government
Federal Citizen Information Center
Federal Government Organization Chart
FedForms -- online access to government forms
FedStats -- statistical information from federal agencies
Fedworld -- managed by the National Technical Information Service
First Ladies of the United States of America
FirstGov.Gov -- official Web site for searching for U.S. government information
General Accountability Office
Government and Legal Resources List -- prepared by Danville Community College Library
Governing Magazine Online: State and Local Government
GovSpot.com -- information portal for U.S. Government, state
government, Congress, government jobs and more.
GPO Access -- Public and Private Laws
Library of Congress
Making Civics Real: A Workshop for Teachers -- an eight-part online video workshop for high school teachers
National Archives and Records Administration
Office of Management and Budget
Office of Personnel Management
Politics1.Com -- federal and state politics
Scripps Library and Multimedia Archive
From the Miller Center of Public Affairs at the University of Virginia, this library "serves as a research facility for scholars of U.S. public policy" and includes presidential recordings and speeches.
Statistical Abstract of the U.S.
THOMAS: Legislative Information on the Internet
Use this page to access both the Senate and the House of Representatives.
United States House of Representatives
United States President
United States Senate
United States Supreme Court
State and Local Government Resources:
National Conference of State Legislatures
Politics1.Com -- Federal and State Politics
State and Local Government on the Net
Stateline.org -- politics & policy news, state by state
Commonwealth of Virginia Home Page -- VIPNet
International Government Resources:
Council on Foreign Relations
Country Studies for Selected Countries
From the Library of Congress
Electronic Embassy--Foreign Embassies in D.C.