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Political Science: News

library and other key resources in this discipline

Politico Top Stories

See Politico's other feeds

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White House Blog

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More Blogs

US News online

  • C-SPAN - Listen to or watch live proceedings from the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate
  • Congress in the News - Current bills and major laws recently in the news, arranged by subject
  • Jamestown Foundation - "to inform and educate policy makers and the broader policy community about events and trends in those societies which are strategically or tactically important to the United States and which frequently restrict access to such information. Utilizing indigenous and primary sources, Jamestown’s material is delivered without political bias, filter or agenda."
  • Justice Talking - weekly NPR radio show that tackles public policy and social issues with enlightening debates; produced by the Annenberg Public Policy Center, a think tank at the University of Pennsylvania.
  • Secrecy News - Federation of American Scientists provides coverage of developments in secrecy, security and intelligence policies
  • State Dept. - Daily press briefings and press releases
  • USAID Press Information - News releases, speeches & transcripts, Congressional testimony
  • U.S. Courts: Newsroom - News releases and other current information about the courts
  • U.S. Dept. of Defense Press Resources- News releases, briefings, press avisories, briefing slides, and speeches
  • WFED: Federal News Radio

Foreign Affairs

FRUS (Foreign Relations of the United States) - official documentary historical record of major U.S. foreign policy decisions that have been declassified and edited for publication

World Press - economic and political climate of world along with how owlrd views role of US in global community

NACLA (North-American Congress on Latin America) Report on the Americas - social, political and economic issues in Latin America and the Caribbean, focuses on US foreign policy


Wake Forest University maintains a collections of Political Speeches, audio sites, world famous orations, etc.

News Databases

Newspapers - guide to what is available at Tutt Library


Historic News Databases

Media Watchdogs

American Journalism Review - all types (University of Maryland)

FAIR (Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting)- criticism of media bias and cenorship and neglected news 

On the Media - weekly events on major stories (NY public radio)

PR Watch - public relations industry and other porpagandists maipulate public information on behalf of governments and speical interests

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