Eagleton Institute of Politics (Rutgers)
See Centers/Programs and Research/Publications.
Federal, State & Local Governments
Census Bureau data on government employment and payroll, finance statistics, federal spending, tax revenues, and government structures by state.
Political Science Links
Useful compilation of links from the Library of Congress.
Guide to Electoral Behavior
Survey data from the American National Election Studies.
Nonpartisan guide to money’s influence on U.S. elections and public policy (Center for Responsive Politics)
C-Span: Capitol Hill, The White House and National Politics
Current and historical audio/video of American government in action, from Congressional speeches, debates, hearings, etc.
Charters of Freedom
Transcriptions and high-resolution images of the Declaration of Independence, Constitution, and Bill of Rights from the National Archives.
Constitutions, Statutes & Codes
Cornell University's Legal Information Institute offers the full U.S. Code, Uniform (model) State Codes, and State Statutes by topic.
Statistical Abstract of the U.S.
Comprehensive annual summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States. Print version: REF 317.3 U5
THOMAS Legislative Database
Look up Congressional activities from 1973 through the Present:
U.S. Government Manual
The official handbook of the Federal Government which includes the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and comprehensive information on the agencies
Shows how the federal government is spending its money.
NJ Legislature: Sitemap
State of New Jersey Databases
Includes Municipal Finance Information Sheets and New Jersey Mayors Directory.
State Blue Books
State Court Structure Charts
State Legislative Leaders Foundation
Full text archives and case studies; takes readers inside the Speaker's office in all 50 state legislatures.