Directories and Search Engines

Democracy Network (DNET)
Liszt: Politics
NIRA’s World Directory of Think Tanks
Open Directory Project: Issues
Political Advocacy Groups
Political Information
Political Resources on the Net
Political Science and Public Policy Resources
Political Science Resources: United States Politics
Political Site of the Day
Project Vote Smart
Web White & Blue
Yahoo! Issues and Causes




Federal Government Resources on the Web
The Federal Web Locator
Frequently Used Sites Related to U.S. Federal Government Information
United States Government Information
U.S. Government Documents Ready Reference Collection


Committee Hearings
Committee on Rules
Congress Today
The Hill
Library of Congress Information System (LOCIS)
The Majority Whip
The Office of the Clerk On-line Information Center
Roll Call Online
The United States Senate
U.S. Government Printing Office
U.S. House of Representatives
U.S. Legislative Branch


The Federal Court Locator
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White House

E-Mail to the White House
The Impeachment of President Clinton
Welcome to the White House
White House Publications


Court Web Sites
Full-Text State Statutes and Legislation on the Internet, GOVPUB
Internet Sites of the State Legislatures
NGA Online
State and Local Governments on the Net
State and Local Government on the Web
The State Court Locator
State Government Home Pages
State Legislative Look Up
The State Web Locator


Linkages in the Urban Politics Section
National Association of Counties
National Association of Towns and Townships
National League of Cities
Official City Sites
The U.S. Conference of Mayors


Address Directory – Politicians of the World
Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members of Foreign Governments
Constitution Finder
The Electronic Embassy
Foreign Government Information
Governments on the WWW
Inter-Parliamentary Union
International Constitutional Law
Political Science Resources: Foreign Politics
Web Sites on National Parliaments
Yahoo! Government: Countries

International Organizations

Governments on the WWW: Multi-Governmental Organizations
International Agencies and Information on the Web
International Monetary Fund
North Atlantic Treaty Organization
Organization of American States
Pan American Health Organization
UN System
United Nations Home Page
The World Bank
World Health Organization
World Trade Organization

Political Candidates

Al Gore 2000
Bill Bradley for President
Bush for President
McCain 2000
Orrin Hatch for President
Patrick J. Buchanan for President
Politics1: Presidency 2000
Project Vote Smart: Presidential Information
P2000: Race for the White House
The Steve Forbes 2000 National Online Headquarters
Whitehouse 2000

Political Issues


Abortion Clinics OnLine
The Abortion Rights Activist
The Alan Guttmacher Institute: Abortion
alt.abortion,, talk.abortion
American Civil Liberties Union: Reproductive Freedom
The Center for Reproductive Law and Policy
EMILY’s List
Ethics Updates: Abortion
The Kaiser Daily Reproductive Health Report
The Lambs of Christ
Missionaries to the Unborn
National Abortion and Reproductive Rights Action League
National Abortion Federation
National Pro-Choice Directory
National Right to Life Committee
The New York Times: Abortion
Open Directory Project: Abortion
Operation Save America
Planned Parenthood
Project Vote Smart: Abortion
Pro-Life Action League
Pro-Life Virginia
Public Agenda Online: Abortion
Susan B. Anthony List
The Ultimate Pro-Life Resource List
Yahoo! Health: Abortion
Yahoo! News: Abortion


ACT UP/New York
AIDS Action
American Civil Liberties Union: HIV/AIDS
The Body: A Multimedia AIDS and HIV Information Resource
Internet Bookmarks for AIDS
JAMA HIV/AIDS Information Center
The Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report
Looking for the Light: The AIDS Epidemic
National Institutes of Health Office of AIDS Research
Project Vote Smart: AIDS, AIDS
U.S. Food and Drug Administration: HIV and AIDS
White House Office of National AIDS Policy
Yahoo! Health: AIDS/HIV Organizations
Yahoo! News: AIDS/HIV

Animal Rights Animal Rights
Altweb: Alternatives to Animal Testing
Animal Care
Animal Rights Resource Site
Animal Welfare Information Center
Animal Welfare Legislation and Policies
Foundation for Biomedical Research
Fur Commission USA
Humane Society of the United States
No Compromise
Office of Animal Care and Use
Open Directory Project: Animal Welfare
PETA Online
Project Vote Smart: Animal Issues
Yahoo! Science: Animal Rights


Business for Social Responsibility
Business-Industry Political Action Committee (BIPAC)
Corporate Watch
Manufacturing Central
Open Directory Project: Corporate Operations
Open Directory Project: Socially Responsible Investing
Project Vote Smart: Business
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
U.S. Department of Commerce
Yahoo! Business: Trade Associations

Civil Liberties

ACLU Action Network
ACLU NewsFeed
American Civil Liberties Union
Citizens Flag Alliance Inc.
Electronic Privacy Information Center
Federal Trade Commission: Privacy
free! The Freedom Forum Online
Free Expression Network Clearinghouse
Open Directory Project: Civil Liberties
Privacy Rights Clearinghouse
Project Vote Smart: Civil Liberties

Criminal Justice

Bureau of Justice Statistics
Death Penalty Information Center
Justice Information Center
Justice Information Electronic Newsletter (JUSTINFO)
Mothers Against Drunk Driving
National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty
Open Directory Project: Crime and Justice
Project Vote Smart: Crime
Public Agenda Online: Crime
United States Sentencing Commission
U.S. Department of Justice
Yahoo! News: Death Penalty
Yahoo! News: Prison Issues
Yahoo! Society and Culture: Death Penalty

Defense Policy

The Arms Control Association
Center for Defense Information
Council for a Livable World
Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board
Department of Defense Legislative Affairs
DoD News by E-Mail
Federation of American Scientists
National League of POW/MIA Families
Open Directory Project: War, Weapons, and Defense
Project Vote Smart: Defense
Town Hall: Defense Budget and Readiness
Town Hall: Missile Defense
Yahoo! News: Missile Defense System


Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities
National Council on Disability
Open Directory Project: Disabilities
Project Vote Smart: Disabilities
Yahoo! News: Disabilities and the Disabled
Yahoo! Society and Culture: Disabilities

Drug Policy

Drug Enforcement Administration
The Drug Policy Foundation
Marijuana Policy Project
National Institute on Drug Abuse
Office of National Drug Control Policy
Open Directory Project: Drugs
Project Vote Smart: Illegal Drugs
Public Agenda Online: Alcohol Abuse
Public Agenda Online: Illegal Drugs
Yahoo! Health: Drug Policy
Yahoo! News: Medical Marijuana

Economic and Tax Policy

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
The Concord Coalition
Congressional Budget Office
Economic Policy Institute
Economic Statistics Briefing Room
Joint Economic Committee
National Taxpayers Union and National Taxpayers Union Foundation
The New York Times: US Budget
Office of Management and Budget
OMB Watch
Open Directory Project: Economic Issues
Project Vote Smart: Economy
Public Agenda Online: Economy
Public Agenda Online: The Federal Budget
Town Hall: Budget and Tax
U.S. House Budget Committee Budget Special Report
Yahoo! News: U.S. Budget Debate


Center for Education Reform
Home School Legal Defense Association
National Center for Education Statistics
National Education Association
National PTA
Open Directory Project: Education
Project Vote Smart: Education
Public Agenda Online: Education
Town Hall: Education
U.S. Department of Education
Yahoo! News: Education Curriculum and Policy
Yahoo! News: School Choice and Tuition Vouchers

Environment The Environment
Envirofacts Data Warehouse and Applications
Environment and Public Works
House Committee on Resources
League of Conservation Voters
National Parks and Conservation Association
Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management
Open Directory Project: Environment
Project Vote Smart: Environment
Public Agenda Online: Environment
Sierra Club
Town Hall: Environment
United States Environmental Protection Agency
U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Yahoo! News: Environment and Nature News
Yahoo! News: Global Warming
Yahoo! Society and Culture: Environment and Nature

Gay and Lesbian Issues Gay/Lesbian Issues
American Civil Liberties Union: Lesbian & Gay Rights
Gay and Lesbian Politics: WWW and Internet Resources
GLAAD Online
Human Rights Campaign
Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund
Project Vote Smart: Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Issues
Task Force Online
Yahoo! News: Gay and Lesbian News

General Government Policy and Reform

AEI-Brookings Joint Center for Regulatory Studies
American Conservative Union
American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research
Americans for Democratic Action and the Americans for Democratic Action Education Fund
Brookings Institution
The Center for Public Integrity
Citizens Against Government Waste
Committee on Government Reform
Committee on Governmental Affairs
Common Cause
The Conservative Caucus
Eagle Forum
FAS Project on Government Secrecy
The Heritage Foundation
Open Directory Project: Policy Institutes
People for the American Way
Project Vote Smart: General Public Policy
Project Vote Smart: Government Reform
Project Vote Smart: Think Tanks and Research Institutes
Public Citizen
Town Hall: Government Reform

Gun Control

America Under the Gun
Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms
Firearms Litigation Clearinghouse
Gun Laws, Gun Control & Gun Rights
Gun Owners of America
Handgun Control and the Center to Prevent Handgun Violence
National Rifle Association Institute for Legislative Action
Open Directory Project: Gun Control
Project Vote Smart: Gun Control/Ownership
Violence Policy Center
Yahoo! News: Gun Control Debate
Yahoo! Society and Culture: Firearms Policy

Health Care

American Medical Association
Health Hippo
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation
House of Representatives Prescription Drug Task Force
National Alliance for the Mentally Ill
National Coalition for Patient Rights
National Coalition on Health Care
The New York Times: Health Care
Open Directory Project: Health Policy
Project Vote Smart: Health Care
Public Agenda Online: Health Care
Town Hall: Health Care
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Yahoo! Health: Health Care Policy
Yahoo! News: Health Care Debate

Human Rights

AAAS Science and Human Rights Program Human Rights
Amnesty International On-line
Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor
Human Rights and Humanitarian Aid
Human Rights Watch
Open Directory Project: Human Rights
United Nations Human Rights Website
University of Minnesota Human Rights Library
Yahoo! News: Human Rights
Yahoo! Society and Culture: Human Rights

Immigration Immigration Issues
The Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR)
Hearing Testimony Presented to Subcommittee on Immigration and Claims
Immigration and Naturalization Service
The National Clearinghouse for Bilingual Education
Open Directory Project: Immigration
Project Vote Smart: Language
Public Agenda Online: Immigration
U.S. English
Yahoo! News: Immigration News

International Affairs

CIA Electronic Documents Release Center
Contemporary Conflicts
Country Studies
European Union Internet Resources
Foreign Agents Registration Act
House Committee on International Relations
Intelligence Resource Program
Political Science Resources: International Relations
Project Vote Smart: Foreign Policy
Public Agenda Online: America’s Global Role
Senate Foreign Relations Committee
Town Hall: Foreign Policy
U.S. State Department
The World Factbook
The WWW Virtual Library: International Affairs Resources
Yahoo! Government: Foreign Policy
Yahoo! News: Middle East Peace Process
Yahoo! News: United Nations

Internet and Telecommunications Policy

American Civil Liberties Union: Cyber-Liberties
The Center for Democracy and Technology
Coalition Against Unsolicited Commercial Email (CAUSE)
Communications Policy & Practice
Communications-Related Headlines
Electronic Frontier Foundation
Media Access Project
Open Directory Project: Internet Issues
Public Agenda Online: Internet Speech and Privacy
Yahoo! Computers and Internet: Internet Policy
Yahoo! News: Internet Decency Debate
Yahoo! News: Internet Privacy

Labor and Employment

Bureau of Labor Statistics
Labor Unions and the Internet
National Labor Relations Board
Open Directory Project: Labor
Project Vote Smart: Labor/Employment
Sweatshop Watch
United States Department of Labor
Yahoo! Business and Economy: Labor
Yahoo! News: Downsizing and Layoffs
Yahoo! News: Labor and Union News

Media and Communications Policy

Fairness & Accuracy in Reporting (FAIR)
Online Journalism Review
Open Directory Project: Media and Free Speech
Project for Excellence in Journalism
Project Vote Smart: Media & Communications
The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press
Yahoo! News: Media Watch
Yahoo! News: Violence in the Media

Poverty and Welfare

ETA Welfare to Work
National Coalition for the Homeless
The New York Times: Welfare
Open Directory Project: Poverty
Project Vote Smart: Welfare, Poverty, & Homelessness
Public Agenda Online: Welfare
Welfare Information Network (WIN)
Welfare Law Center
Yahoo! News: Poverty
Yahoo! News: Welfare Reform
Yahoo! Society and Culture: Poverty

Race and Ethnicity

Civil Rights Division
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
National Council of La Raza
Native American Rights Fund
Project Vote Smart: Affirmative Action
Project Vote Smart: Civil Rights/Human Rights
Project Vote Smart: Race & Ethnicity
Public Agenda Online: Race
United States Commission on Civil Rights
U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Yahoo! News: Affirmative Action
Yahoo! News: African American News
Yahoo! News: Racial Profiling


American Civil Liberties Union: Religious Liberty
Americans United for Separation of Church and State
Anti-Defamation League
Christian Coalition
free! The Freedom Forum Online: Religion
Interfaith Working Group Online
National Conference of Catholic Bishops/United States Catholic Conference
National Council of Churches
Open Directory Project: Church-State Relations
Religion News Links
Worldwide Faith News
Yahoo! News: Religion
Yahoo! Society and Culture: Church-State Issues

Right to Die

Death and Dying: Euthanasia
Doctor-Assisted Suicide: A Guide to Web Sites and the Literature
The Hemlock Society
International Anti-Euthanasia Task Force
Open Directory Project: End-of-Life
Public Agenda Online: Right to Die
Yahoo! News: Assisted Suicide
Yahoo! Society and Culture: Euthanasia

Senior Issues

AARP Webplace
Administration on Aging
The New York Times: Social Security
Project Vote Smart: Seniors/Social Security
Public Agenda Online: Medicare
Public Agenda Online: Social Security
Social Security Online
Social Security Privatization
Town Hall: Social Security
U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging Medicare Special Report Social Security Special Report
Yahoo! News: Social Security Debate


Action on Smoking and Health
The New York Times: The Tobacco Debate
Open Directory Project: Tobacco
Project Vote Smart: Tobacco
Tobacco Control Resource Center & The Tobacco Products Liability Project
Yahoo! News: Tobacco


Center for American Women and Politics
Feminist Majority Foundation Online
National Organization for Women
National Organization for Women Political Action Committees
Open Directory Project: Women and Politics
Project Vote Smart: Gender

Political News

C-SPAN: Campaign Video Search
Cox News: Campaign 2000
Election Notes
EPN News
Los Angeles Times: Campaign 2000
MSNBC News: Politics
The New York Times: Politics
Open Directory Project: Politics News
The Political Insider
Politics News from Wired News
Politics1: Today’s Top Political News Stories
Town Hall: Conservative Columnists
Town Hall: Electronic Newsletters
U.S. Department of State: Washington File
USA Today: Politics
The Washington Times: Daybook On Politics
Yahoo! News: Politics Headlines
Yahoo! News: U.S. Elections
Yahoo! News: U.S. Presidential Election

Political Opinion Poll Vault
CNN/AllPolitics: Presidential Polls
Forage for Data
Gallup Poll
The Harris Poll
Los Angeles Times Poll
National Election Studies
The New York Times: Polls
The Pew Research Center for the People & the Press
USA Today: Polls/Surveys
The Vanishing Voter Poll Vault

Political Parties and Organizations

Foreign and U.S. Parties

Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee
The Democratic National Committee
Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee
Directory of U.S. Political Parties
Governments on the WWW: Political Parties
Libertarian Party
National Republican Congressional Committee
National Republican Senatorial Committee
Open Directory Project: Parties USA
Political Parties of the Hemisphere
Project Vote Smart: Parties, Affiliated Groups, and Individuals
Reform Party
Republican National Committee
3rd Party Central
The 2000 Democratic National Convention
Yahoo! News: Democratic Party
Yahoo! News: Reform Party
Yahoo! News: Republican Party

Militias, Anti-Government Groups, and Their Opponents

Aryan Nations
The Hate Directory: Hate Groups on the Internet
Imperial Klans of America Knights of the Ku Klux Klan
Militia of Montana Online Information Center
The Militia Watchdog: Links Page
Open Directory Project: Militia Movement
Southern Poverty Law Center: Intelligence Project

Voting and Elections

Campaign Finance

The Brookings Institution: Campaign Finance Reform
The Buying of the President 2000: The Money Trail
Campaign Finance Information Center
Campaign Finance Reform
Digital Sunlight: Disclosure Links Chart
Federal Election Commission
The New York Times: Campaign Finance
Project Vote Smart: Campaign Finance
Reporters’ Reference Center on Campaign Finance Reform Campaign Finance
USA Today: Campaign Finance Campaign Finance Special Report
Yahoo! News: Campaign Finance
Yahoo! Society and Culture: Campaign Finance

Election Laws and Administration

Ballot Access News
Ballot Watch
Commission on Presidential Debates
Electoral College Home Page
Governments on the WWW: Institutions in the Area "Elections"
International Foundation for Election Systems (IFES)
National Association of State Election Directors
The Voting Integrity Project

Historical Election Results

Election Statistics
State Vote ‘98
U.S. Presidential Election Maps

The Internet in Elections

Democracies Online Newswire (DO-WIRE)
Electronic Voting Hot List
The New York Times: The Internet and Political Campaigns
Vote Smart Web YellowPages


Federal Election Commission: About Elections and Voting Register to Vote
U.S. Census Bureau: Voting and Registration Data
Voter Turnout from 1945 to 1998




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