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Online Politlcal Biographies
Congressional Biographical Directory, 1774--presentThis page allows one to search for information about every member of Congress, both current and historical, by last name, first name, party (including a host of third parties), state, position, and year. Every member has a short biographical summary, and on the left of an individual biography one can access research collections that feature this individual as well as a bibliography of related sources, if there are such.
Polling the NationsPolls from a variety of sources including Gallup, the Pew Center, Zogby International, major newspapers, and more, providing an opportunity to analyze trends, compare attitudes and contrast behavior on more than 6,000 topics.
Country StudiesOn-line versions of books previously published in hard copy by the Federal Research Division of the Library of Congress under the Country Studies/Area Handbook Program. At present, 101 countries and regions are covered.