U.S. Political News


American Politics: Tracking U.S. Government, Political Parties, Elections and Political News

The Web is the most efficient source for current information about domestic and international politics. This Guide teaches you about the U.S. government and the election process; tells you how to get politically involved yourself; and highlights the best sources for political news at home and abroad. For a Spanish-language version of the Guide, click here.

U.S. Government

The following sites provide an overview of the U.S. government and how it functions. You'll learn ... read more »

American Political Parties

The Democrats and Republicans have had a longstanding rivalry in American politics. To learn more ... read more »

American Elections

Use the resources provided to learn about the nuances of the election process, read up on the ... read more »

U.S. Political News

This guide shows you where to look for reliable and immediate coverage of national politics and events. You'll find information from major media sources as well as worthwhile blogs that express the opinions of plugged-in pundits and political junkies.

Dulcinea's Insight

  • For great explanations of the news, see findingDulcinea's News Section. You'll get summaries of the latest headlines along with links to the background information that can help you better understand the whole story.
  • If you want to watch an online video from a news site and your computer indicates that you need to download a new application first, here are a few resources.
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  • If you'd rather read opinion, see the "Op-Ed News" section of this guide.

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World Political News

In this rapidly globalizing world, the impact of international politics has never been more ... read more »

Op-Ed News

Knowing the full range of facts and opinions makes you a well-informed and well-rounded citizen. ... read more »

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