Note: Limit results by searching for a known blog title (e.g. the poltical blog "Monkey Cage") within the publication.
Newspapers by State
Lexis-Nexis Academic - From the "Search by Subject or Topic" menu, select "All News." Then, from the "Advanced Options" menu under the search bar, select your state from the list provided. (filter does not work perfectly)
Republican National Committee (GOP) The official site of the Republican National Committee. Includes explanation of the national party plaform and access to state party information.
Democratic National Committee The official site of the Democratic National Committee. Includes explanation of the national party plaform and access to state party information.
GPO Federal Digital System Successor to GPO Access (effective March 2011). Search, browse and download Federal and Congressional documents including reports, statutes and more.
Data.gov "The purpose of Data.gov is to increase public access to high value, machine readable datasets generated by the Executive Branch of the Federal Government." Click the Data tab to conduct a keyword search of datasets. Narrow your search or browse by filters on the left.
USA.gov - Statistics A gateway to the demographic, economic, educational, and other data collected by the U.S. government. Generally arranged by collecting agency.
American Conservative Union "Seeks to communicate and advance the goals and principles of conservatism through one multi-issue, umbrella organization."
Americans for Democratic Action "The nation's oldest independent liberal political organization, dedicated to individual liberty and building economic and social justice at home and abroad."
Stateline "Focuses on four topics that are key to state policy: fiscal and economic issues, health care, demographics, and the business of government." An initiative of The Pew Charitable Trusts.
GovTrack.us A website focused on U.S. government transparency whose goal is to help "ordinary citizens find and track bills in the U.S. Congress and understand their representatives’ legislative record."
Other sources of political commentary and analysis
Politico "Political news about campaigns, Congress, lobbyists and issues."
RealClearPolitics "News, political opinion and commentary, and the political issues of the day."
Sabato's Crystal Ball "Features detailed and frequently updated analysis for elections across the country. The Crystal Ball keeps tabs on presidential elections, along with every Senate and gubernatorial race, as well as the tightest campaigns for the House." Maintained by the University of Virginia's Center for Politics.
Monkey Cage A political blog and newsletter via the Washington Post. (Additional access is available through the databases listed on the home tab.)