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• State & Local Government
• Statistics

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CQ Researcher
Reports address the most current and controversial issues of the day with detailed discussions of the various sides of the issues, summaries, bibliographies, and links to related stories. Pro/Con section presents opposing sides of an issue. Content goes back to 1991. more info.

Discovering Collection
Content covers history, literature, biography, science, and social studies. Resources include primary sources, essays, critical analyses, biographies, creative works, and multimedia. more info.

Opposing Viewpoints in Context
Social issues covered by pro/con viewpoint essays, topic overviews, primary source documents, biographies, court-case overviews, periodical articles, statistical tables, charts and graphs, images, and podcasts. more info.

 

Websites

Minnesota Datanet 
Statistics about social, economic and demographic conditions in Minnesota.
http://www.lmic.state.mn.us/datanet
web/


Bureau of Justice Statistics 
Data on crime, criminal offenders, victims of crime and the operation of justice systems at all levels of government.
http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/bjs/

Statistical Abstract 
Sources of data include the Census Bureau, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Bureau of Economic Analysis, and many other Federal agencies and private organizations
http://www.census.gov/compendia/sta
tab/


FactCheck.org 
Non partisan "consumer advocate" monitors the accuracy of what politicians say in public.
http://www.factcheck.org

White House 
The Briefing Room, the Issues, the Administration, About the White House, and Our Government are all at your fingertips.
http://www.whitehouse.gov/

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