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The Library of Congress is the nation's oldest federal cultural institution and serves as the research arm of Congress. The Library's mission is to make its resources available and useful to the Congress and the American people and to sustain and preserve a universal collection of knowledge and creativity for future generations.

Congressional Information Links:

CQ Politics - Congressional Quarterly Inc. has been the nation's leader in political journalism since 1945. Over that time, the company has built a peerless reputation for objective, non-partisan and authoritative reporting on Congress and politics. Today, CQ stands on the leading edge of information companies publishing in both online and print platforms
It also has a predictions map for year's coming elections.

Congress.org - News, information and resources on Congress including votes, bills, assignments and information about individual members.

Find out all you want to know about political contributions. You can search by contributer, politician and zip code. Anyone making a contribution of $200 or more should be here.

Educational Links:

A basic site that explaines the structure and functions of the branches of the U.S. government can be found at http://usgovinfo.about.com/od/rightsandfreedoms/u/gov101.htm

Hillsdale College's Online Courses are free courses, many of which teach about U.S. History and our government documents (The Constitution, Federalist Papers, etc.). Some of the topics have several videos in a series. Hillsdale is trying to bring our nation's history into our homes.

Freedom Factor has a series of videos Online Courses for children that teaches about The Constitution. It is a fun way for children to learn in language that's understandable to them.

NonPartisan Organizations:

Insider Online has some very good videos to teach a basic understanding of complicated issues.

ParentalRights.org is fighting government control that will keep parents from saying how their children will be raised.

Votesmart.org collects information about what each candidate and elected official believes (if they are brave enough to fill out the VoteSmart Political Courage Test). If your elected officials have not filled out the test, please contact them and request that they do so. Votesmart depends on contributions and is a very worthwhile cause.

GovTrack.us allows you to select subjects of interest to you, or elected officials that you are interested in and they will email you reports when there is legislative activity from your interests.

Americans for Prosperity (AFP) and Americans for Prosperity Foundation (AFP Foundation) are committed to educating citizens about economic policy and mobilizing those citizens as advocates in the public policy process. AFP is an organization of grassroots leaders who engage citizens in the name of limited government and free markets on the local, state and federal levels. The grassroots members of AFP advocate for public policies that champion the principles of entrepreneurship and fiscal and regulatory restraint.

The mission of The Heritage Foundation is to formulate and promote conservative public policies based on the principles of free enterprise, limited government, individual freedom, traditional American values, and a strong national defense.




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