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CIA World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 266 world entities. Includes maps of the major world regions, as well as Flags of the World, a Physical Map of the World, a Political Map of the World, and a Standard Time Zones of the World map.

 

   
LLSDC Executive Orders and Other Federal Documents: Sources and Explanations, part of LLSDC's Legislative Source Book
   
The Federal Election Commission (FEC), an independent regulatory agency administers & enforces the Federal Election Campaign Act (FECA), which governs the financing of federal elections. The FEC discloses campaign finance information, enforces the provisions of the law such as the limits and prohibitions on contributions, and oversees the public funding of Presidential elections.
   

GIS  information on local, state, and national mapping.

 

The Richard O'Melia Collection, a special collection of U.S. Congressional Investigations of Communism and Subversive Activities, 1918-1956, is located in the University Archives.

 

   
American taxpayers spend over $100 million a year to fund the Congressional Research Service, a "think tank" that provides reports to members of Congress on a variety of topics relevant to current political events. Yet, these reports are not made available to the public in a way that they can be easily obtained. Open CRS provides citizens access to CRS Reports that are already in the public domain. From site.
   

The Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act (FFATA) of 2006,), requires that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) establish a single searchable website (USASpending.gov), accessible to the public at no cost, which includes for each Federal award the name of the entity receiving the award;the amount of the award; information on the award including transaction type, funding agency, etc; the location of the entity receiving the award; anda unique identifier of the entity receiving the award.