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Congress Collection: research and reference tool that provides historical analysis of members of Congress, their legislative voting behavior, interest groups, and their interactions in crafting public policy.
CQ Almanac: authoritative analysis on the major legislation and actions of congress for each year since 1945. Users can follow the history of a policy issue with the Policy Tracker tool which links reports on the same issue for almost 70 years.
CQ Researcher Plus Archive: database of reports on a range of political and social-policy issues extending back to 1923. Each report is footnoted and includes an overview, background section, chronology, bibliography and debate-style pro-con feature, plus tools to study the evolution of the topic over time.
CQ Magazine: a weekly news magazine featuring reporting on public policy, politics, congressional legislation, and elections extending back to 1983, including: a complete wrap-up of news on Congress, the status of bills in play, behind-the-scenes maneuvering, committee and floor activity, debates, and all roll-call votes.
Encyclopedia of American Government: comprehensive introduction to American government. This collection of thousands of expert explanations of the who, how and why of American democracy cover contemporary and historical topics.
Political Handbook of the World: collection of comprehensive country profiles chronicling each nation's political history, government, leadership, elections, and political parties that includes profiles of intergovernmental organizations, development banks, and the agencies and specialized bodies of the United Nations.
Politics in America: guide to politics with authoritative information on each member of Congress and the district he or she represents.
Public Affairs Collection: source for public policy content with primary source documents, statistical overviews, and the best in-depth reporting on current affairs.
Supreme Court Yearbook: collection of annual reporting on the actions and opinions of the U.S. Supreme Court with clear, in-depth analysis of every decision made by the nation's highest court since the 1989-1990 term and the justices who ruled on them.
Voting and Elections Collection: database of elections data, analyses, and historical materials to help researchers investigate and understand voting and elections in America from 1789-present.
Coverage: 1789 to present - Updates vary
Vendor: Congressional Quarterly
Producer: Congressional Quaterly
Interlibrary Loan Type: Not Permitted
Simultaneous User Limit: Unlimited simultaneous users