Issues and Candidates

Govt. resource with up-to-date info on current legislation, your representatives' voting records, and how it all works (or should!)
Interactive, accessible app that lets you follow issues, tells you where candidates stand--and lets you tell them how you feel
Info on your representatives, including biographies, voting records, issue positions, and campaign contributions
Track bills in Congress, your representative’s voting records, upcoming committee meetings, and get alerts by email
Discover who represents you, find relevant legislation and learn how to take action
See your congressional delegation's scorecard and voting record
Hub for finding info on politicians' campaign contribution histories and voting records
Learn more about the voting process and elections in general
Look up information about all contests and candidates on your ballot
Candidates’ positions on the issues, presented side-by-side for easy comparison
Every political leader on every issue
Voter guides by your location
Free campaign tool for tweeting at Congress, brought to you by HeadCount
The eHarmony of democracy, ISideWith.com matches you to candidates based on your views; more than 10 million people have found their "candidate match"
A nonpartisan nonprofit that uses technology to make government more accountable to all
Interactive, accessible app that lets you follow issues, tells you where candidates stand--and lets you tell them how you feel
Govt. resource with up-to-date info on current legislation, your representatives' voting records, and how it all works (or should!)
Track bills in Congress, your representative’s voting records, upcoming committee meetings, and get alerts by email
Search state and federal bills and get alerts on issues that matter to you
Live access to all congressional proceedings, and unbiased analysis of legislative issues
 
Every political leader on every issue
 
Taking a data nerd approach to politics and news, 538 may be the most influential and interesting content site on the Web
Wildly popular political website that breaks down polls, news, blogs and election results
Access polls on the top issues of our time
One of the leading political polls
 
Access polls on the top issues of our time
Candidates’ positions on the issues, presented side-by-side for easy comparison
Analysis of women's voting behavior
Daily, nationwide polls that politicians actually see help you check out how real people feel about major issues across the country, in real-time
Vast digital archive from the largest library in the world, that also serves as the research arm of Congress
Live access to all congressional proceedings, and unbiased analysis of legislative issues
All the news, opinion and multimedia on politics that's fit to print
 
Arguably America's number one newspaper for political news
Up-to-date news on U.S, and international politics
 
Tracks money in U.S. politics and its effect on elections and public policy
Elections and political goings-on in the U.S.
 
Conservative publication revered for quality writing embodying the spirit of its late founder William F. Buckley
An archive of campaign contributions in all 50 states
Interactive smartphone app that lets you follow campaign contributions by candidate
 
Think tank working to counter the power of special interests by empowering voters and small donors
Respected progressive magazine focusing on a liberal view of U.S. politics and public policy
Comprehensive news source for American politics
 
A competitor to Politico, the Hill is a strong no. 2 in the political news space
Hub for finding info on politicians' campaign contribution histories and voting records
Inside-the-beltway political news, sometimes left-leaning
Constrant stream of political news with an insider tone
 
Ben Cohen's humorous effort to stamp money out of politics
A right-leaning news site
This free browser extension for Chrome, Safari, and Firefox shows any politician's campaign contribution sources when you hover your mouse over his or her name, on any website
Love it or hate it, a lot of big news starts on the Huff Post
 
Glenn Beck's news site, with highly readable content from a conservative viewpoint
The masters of click bait, Upworthy takes progressive video content you might have missed and turns it into viral sensations
Catchy, viral news stories from a left perspective
Despite the passing of its founder Andrew Brietbart, his website remains a leading force in news from the right
With signature crude graphics, The Drudge Report breaks stories and builds consensus on the right
Self-described news source for the next generation, it's edited by former Washington Post journalist Ezra Klein
A daily look at where technology and politics intersect
News reporting and analysis for and by the millennial generation
Some of the best infographics and data visualizations on the Web
Voter is Tinder for politics. Swipe on major political issues to find out which candidates support the same things you do, and have a track record to back it up.
Voter is Tinder for politics. Swipe on major political issues to find out which candidates support the same things you do, and have a track record to back it up.
Voter is Tinder for politics. Swipe on major political issues to find out which candidates support the same things you do, and have a track record to back it up.
Resistbot turns your text messages into daily letters to Congress— in the simplest and easiest way possible.
Got a political argument you want to settle? Wondering about the facts in the latest campaign ad? Get the free Settle It! app from PolitiFact, the Pulitzer Prize-winning fact-checking site.
Extensive political news website.