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General

American FactFinder
American FactFinder is a free, interactive database that covers the 1997 and 2002 Economic Census, the American Community Survey, the 1990 Census, and Census 2000, and more.

POLIDATA Demographic and Political Guides
Compiles data derived from government resources, such as demographic census, political election, and numerous other sources to create reports.

State Blue Books
Contains Blue Books for each U.S. state. Blue Books contain information specific to a particular state's governmental procedures and elected officials.

U.S. Catalog of Government Publications
Contains descriptions for historical and recent government documents. Many documents are available online.

U.S. Government Printing Office
Publishes and disseminates information produced by the executive, legislative, and judicial branches.

USA.gov
Official information and services from the U.S. government.

Executive Branch

Budget of the United States Government
Office of Management and Budget (OMB) provides a collection of documents detailing the President's budget plan for the current year.

Economic Report of the President
Contains an economic report published annually that describes the nation's economic progress.

Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States
This GPO page offers access to Public Papers of the Presidents (papers and speeches), compiled and published by the Office of the Federal Register, National Archives and Records Administration. The University of Michigan Digital Library provides free access to view Presidential Papers dating back to 1929 and the Hoover Administration.

State of the Union Addresses
Contains States of the Union Address transcripts dating back to 1992 with George Bush.

Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents
Provides accesses to presidential remarks, messages, and speeches released on a weekly basis by the White House Press Secretary.

whitehouse.gov
Contains information on past and present presidents.

Legislative Branch

Congressional Bills
Contains all bills from 1993-present.

Congressional Calendars
Provides the agenda for each chamber of Congress.

Congressional Pictorial Directory
Provides a picture of each member of the House of Representatives and Senate.

Economic Indicators
Posts a report written by the Council of Economic Advisors for the Joint Economic Committee, which includes information on prices, wages, purchasing power, business activity, and Federal finance.

History of Bills
Documents the legislative actions on all bills contained in the Congressional Record.

House of Representatives
Contains background information on the House of Representatives, committees, leadership, and house organizations.

Library of Congress: Thomas
Contains congressional legislation, records, and many more documents related to Congress.

Public & Private Laws
Provides the public and private laws enacted since the 104th Congress.

U.S. Code
Documents general and permanent U.S. laws by subject matter.

U.S. Congressional Hearings
Archives congressional hearings in order to oversee government departments or hear opinions on proposed legislation.

U.S. Government Manual
Provides comprehensive information on the three branches of U.S. government.

U.S. Senate
Includes information on committee participation, legislation and records, session schedules, and more.

Judicial Branch

Cornell University Law School: Supreme Court Collection
Includes U.S. Supreme Court Cases 1990-present

FindLaw
Contains U.S. Supreme Court Cases 1893-present

U.S. Administration of U.S. Courts
Maps out U.S. Trial and Appellate courts.

U.S. Supreme Court
Provides information about the Supreme Court, recent Court decisions, case dockets, Court opinions, and more.

Understanding the Federal Courts
Contains background on the federal judicial courts.

Federal Organizations

U.S. Department of Agriculture

U.S. Department of Commerce

U.S. Department of Defense

U.S. Department of Education

U.S. Department of Energy

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

U.S. Department of Homeland Security

U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development

U.S. Department of Justice

U.S. Department of Labor

U.S. Department of State

U.S. Department of the Treasury

U.S. Department of Transportation

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs