American Politics: Tracking U.S. Government, Political Parties, Elections and Political News
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 »
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 ... read more »
World Political News
In this rapidly globalizing world, the impact of international politics has never been more significant than it is today. Learning about what happens in countries outside the United States allows us to be more informed voters and citizens of our own country.
- For information about the United States and foreign policy, see the "U.S. Political News" section of this guide.
- One way to keep up with breaking news from around the world is by using RSS feeds. (RSS stands for Really Simple Syndication.) An RSS feed brings you headlines and, typically, a one- or two-line summary of each story. You can use an "aggregator" such as Netvibes.com to collect RSS feeds from your chosen sources and compile a page of headlines from around the world tailored to your personal interests.
Knowing the full range of facts and opinions makes you a well-informed and well-rounded citizen. ... read more »