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Jessie Ball duPont Library
Politics 280: The Politics of Development and Foreign Aid
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Sewanee Writing Center
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Access to a vast amount of information from Congress, including ability to search for bills and resolutions, public laws, roll call votes, current activity in Congress, Congressional Record, legislative schedules and calendars, committee information, presidential nominations, treaties and links to other online legislative and governmental resources.
"The annual Country Reports on Human Rights Practices – the Human Rights Reports – cover internationally recognized individual, civil, political, and worker rights, as set forth in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and other international agreements. The U.S. Department of State submits reports on all countries receiving assistance and all United Nations member states to the U.S. Congress in accordance with the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 and the Trade Act of 1974."
The site proclaims "Your Guide to the Money in US Elections." Detailed and virtually complete guide to campaign finance in the United States. Information about donations to campaigns at every level (local,state, and national) and from every source (individual to PAC). Created and supported by the Center for Responsive Politics, a respected political watchdog group.
The Database contains over two hundred pieces of information about each case decided by the Court between the 1953 and 2016 terms. Examples include the identity of the court whose decision the Supreme Court reviewed, the parties to the suit, the legal provisions considered in the case, and the votes of the Justices.