Government and Politics


Biographical Dictionary of the United States Congress--1774-Present
CNN.com Inside Politics
Cabinet of the President
Census Finder --links to all the FREE census online information 
Chicago Metropolitan Agency For Planning--Planning agency for the six-county Chicago metropolitan area statistics. 
City of Chicago Home Page
Congress.Org--your link to congress.
Congress Votes History Database--information provided by the Washington Post. 

Cook County Assessor's Office
Cook County Clerk's Office-- you can access information about all Cook County Departments. You can scan the Directory of Cook County Elected Officials--where you will find information on most local, state and national elected officials who have constituencies in Cook County.
Cook County Treasurer's Office 
Countries of the World--Countries profiled from around the world
Country Briefings--includes news, country profiles, forecasts, statistics and more provided by Economist.com.
CQ Press In Context--a free, nonpartisan authoritative source on pivotal issues shaping today's world of politics.  
DCCA Community Profiles
Embassy World--Directory & Search Engine of the World's Embassies & Consulates.
Embassy Worldwide--Directory of the World's Embassies.
EUobserver.com--Europeon Union Newsletter 
50states.com--information on states and capitals. 
Find-It! Illinois--your portal to Illinois governmental and library information on the Web!
GovBenefits--"helps you find government benefits you may be eligible to receive".
Governmental Abbreviations
Government Documents Center--information provided by Tulane University. 
Homeland Security--official site of the U.S. Government.  Includes information on travel and transportation, threats and protection as well as emergency and disasters. 
Homes For Sale By The U.S. Government 
Housing Authority of County of Cook  new site
HUD Homes Illinois--view available properties.
Illinois Blue Book
Illinois Department of Revenue--includes tax information as well as forms you can download.
Illinois General Assembly
Illinois Statistical Abstract--comprehensive compilation of economic and demographic data. (Illinois & County Statistics)
IRS Forms and Publications--federal tax forms.
League of Women Voters of Illinois--includes links to local leagues.
NASA Homepage--committed to spreading the unique knowledge that flows from its aeronautics and space research.
National Governors Association--find   general biographical and term information about each state/commonwealth/territory's governor
Nationmaster.com-- provides international statistics 
Politics1- American Politics, Elections, Candidates, & Campains--published as a non-partisan public service to promote fully informed decision-making by the American electorate.
Riverdale Village Website
Rulers--this site contains lists of heads of state and heads of government (and, in certain cases, de facto leaders not occupying either of those formal positions) of all countries and territories, going back to about 1800.
SEC EDGAR Database
Secretary of State
Social Security Online--lookup retirement, disability, social security number, and SSI information and much more.
State and Local Government on the Net--lists info. for all 52 states. Including Statewide Offices; Legislative, Judicial and Executive Branches; as well as county and city sites.
State of Illinois--official site of the State of Illinois. Be sure to check out the Illinois State Board of Elections for voting and candidate information.
Stats about all US Cities --maps, race, income, photos, education, crime, weather, houses, etc.
Supreme Court Collection--includes a searchable database.
THOMAS: Legislative Information on the Internet--includes information on bills, the congressional record, and committees.
United Nations Cyberschoolbus--
official and up-to-date information and statistics regarding the countries of the world.
U.S. Census Bureau--demographic information provided by American Factfinder.
U.S. Counties--includes population & contact information, as well as county officials, codes and ordinances and policies. 
U.S. Department of Labor
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
The United States Government Manual--search the complete text of the new edition as well as previous editions.
U.S. Government Online Bookstore --U.S. Government publications available for purchase from the U.S. Government Printing Office.
US National Archives & Records Administration
USA.gov: The U.S. Government's Official Web Portal -- official world wide web information portal for the United States Federal Government.
The United States Postal Service--find zip codes, postal rates or locate a local post office.  You can even buy stamps online.
The United States Senate--lists senators, committees, and legislative activities.
Vote Smart--includes voting records, campaign issue positions, performance evaluations by special interests, campaign contributions, backgrounds, previous experience, and contact information for candidates.
Where to Write for Vital Records--contains information about where to obtain vital records (such as birth, death & marriage certificates and divorce decrees) from each state, territory and county of the United States.
White House

Who's Who in the United States Government  new site
World Rulers--Kings, Presidents, and Prime Ministers of the World 

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