Media Reporting on Government


U.S. Federal

National Journal

This is the gateway to the National Journal’s various publications. Some of these publications are also listed separately below.

National Journal uiuc

The National Journal is a weekly publication covering politics, policy and government.

Congress Daily now NJ Daily uiuc

This nonpartisan Congressional news service is published twice-daily.


This daily publication tracks American politics and political campaigns.

Technology Daily uiuc (ended in 2012)

National Journal’s Technology Daily follows developments in information technology politics and policy.

CQ Electronic Library  uiuc

CQ’s gateway for a number of publications that cover politics. These publications are also listed below.

The CQ Researcher uiuc

This publication provides in-depth analysis on the most current and controversial issues of the day.

CQ Weekly uiuc

This source covers current Congressional news and bill status.

Electronic Encyclopedia of American Government uiuc

This publication is a reference source on politics, lawmaking, and elections.

ProQuest Political News Search uiuc

Search Political News Search for articles that have appeared in the Washington Post A Section, Roll Call, or the Hill.


State Government

LexisNexis State Capital – Issues uiuc

This page provides links to several publications that report on state government issues. These publications are listed below.

State Net Capitol Journal   uiuc

State-specific issues and legislative accomplishments.

NCSL LegisBriefs   uiuc

Brief discussions of policy issues facing state legislatures.

NCSL State Legislatures Magazine   uiuc

Search for state issues and current, past and future legislation.

NCSL State Legislative Reports   uiuc

Reports on topics of state legislative concern.

State Newspapers of Record   uiuc

Newspaper of record for select states by keyword. is operated by the Pew Center in order to help journalists, policy makers and engaged citizens become better informed about innovative public policies.



World News Connection (WNC)

World News Connection is an online news service, only accessible via the World Wide Web, that offers an extensive array of translated and English-language news and information.

Foreign Broadcast Information System (FBIS) password

FBIS collects and translates current political, economic, technical, and military information from the media worldwide for the U.S. government.

BBC News World Edition 

The BBC provides quality news from around the world in a number of languages.