Government In the United States

Architect's Virtual Capital

Offers information about the history of the capital, with a virtual tour, and interactive guides.

Citizen Cosponsor Project

The project is a way for the public citizen to get connected to congress. Citizens find proposed bills and agree to sign on to them.

Congressional Institute

Agency working with congressional members to better service their constituents.

Consumer Finance Protection Bureau

CFPB promotes financial education, the enforcement of Federal consumer financial laws, and analyzes information for consumers.

C-Span Video

Offers archives of government proceedings since the mid 1980s.

Data.gov

Links open government data for public sector use, and in turn drives innovation.

FedStats

The gateway to statistics from over 100 U.S. Federal agencies.

Influence Explorer

Use this search to find out who or what is influencing the United States political system.

Local Governments for Sustainability

Organization of over 600 local governments dedicated to climate protection and local sustainability. Includes membership details, news and action center.

Open The Books

Portal that aims to take a look into the financial spending of government in an effort to encourage transparency. Search via each of the 50 states.

Sunlight Foundation

Agency works to make government transparent and accountable, and provides resources and tools for media and citizens to help with doing so.

ThisNation.com

Aims to provide unbiased information about government and politics in the United States. Presents news, commentary, an online textbook, and a multimedia gallery.

UnitedStates.org

Offering a guide to government offices and services, senators and representatives, census data, taxes, social security and more.

USAGov

Directory of government websites for businesses, citizens, and federal employees.

WhoRunsGov

Not sure who the elected officials in the new administration are? Get the background, path to power, political activity, conflicts of interest and issues for each.

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