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A discovery tool that searches most of the University Libraries' collections, including books, journal articles, newspapers, dissertations, music, and video recordings.
Fact Checking Resources
Monitors claims made in campaign speeches, ads, debates, interviews, and news releases to ensure accuracy. A trusted non-partisan organization funded through the Annenburg Foundation.
Rates accuracy of candidates' statements on their records, attacks on opponents, and organizes statements by issue/topic. Developed by St. Petersburg Times & CQ.com.
Tracks the lack of transparency regarding campaign donations and lobbying influence through investigational reporting and research.
Resource that ranks the truth behind pop culture stories and urban myths.
News Resources on the 2012 Election
Politics-Specific News Resources
National Journal Group's Policy Central This link opens in a new window
Provides in-depth analysis of US politics, government policy, the economy &campaigns. This service includes
The Hotline, NJDaily, the Almanac of American Politics and polls of the public and political insiders.
CQ Magazine This link opens in a new window
Weekly in-depth news and analysis of the US Congress.
A congressional newspaper that publishes daily when Congress is in session, with a special focus on business and lobbying, political campaigns and goings on on Capitol Hill
Provides coverage of the people, politics, process and policy on Capitol Hill
Social Sciences & Humanities Librarian