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Congress and the Nation
1945 – present. Guide to legislation, debates, politics, elections, congressional trends, actions, and controversies. Print only.
1921 - present. Highlights opposing viewpoints of congressional issues, including debates and legislation. Browse by date or search by subject or full text. Also available in print
1945 - one year ago. Offers original narrative accounts of every major piece of legislation that lawmakers considered during a congressional session. Arranged thematically, CQ Almanac organizes, distills, and cross-indexes for permanent reference the full year in Congress and in national politics. Also available in print
, in 2001 title changed to CQ Almanac Plus
A weekly news magazine on government, congress, and politics.
1983-present available online. Use the advanced search to find articles older than six months old.
1956-2004 available in print
. Title from 1956-1998 was Congressional Quarterly Weekly Report
CQ Budget Tracker
2003 – present. Tool for finding financial information on federal budget and appropriations news, documents, charts, reports regarding bills, resolutions and other congressional actions.
Health related news, upcoming congressional committee hearings, and selected major document.
CQ Morning Briefing
Short descriptions of the topics currently in the spotlight and under consideration. Updated daily.
Policy Agendas Project
This collaboration between four research universities allows the creation of graphs which show how attention to topics has changed over time.
Congressional Research Service (CRS)
CRS is a division of the Library of Congress which provides high-quality research and analysis on a variety of topics for members of Congress. The reports created by CRS staff are succinct and well-researched.
The Congressional News page contains sources for news articles, opinion columns, and blogs about congress.