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Overviews & Reports
Focused on Washington, National Journal offers breaking news, instant analysis & vital context, & provides perspective on the impact of new developments on the future of legislation, public policy, & political outcomes. (Clemson subscription)
CRS Reports from the University of North Texas
CRS is the public policy research arm of Congress. Because this legislative branch agency works exclusively for Members of Congress, their committees & their staffs, & does not release reports directly to the public, it is sometimes useful to search more than one internet source.
Congressional Research Service Reports at OpenCRS
The Congressional Research Service is a "think tank" that provides reports to members of Congress on a variety of topics relevant to current political events.
GAO: U.S. Government Accountability Office
An independent, nonpartisan agency that works for Congress. Often called the "congressional watchdog," GAO investigates how the federal government spends taxpayer dollars. Its "Reports & Testimonies" can be viewed by date, topic, or agency.