U.S. Department of State - Great Seal

U.S. Department of State

Diplomacy in Action

U.S. Politics and Government - 2013 -

-03/22/13   Budget "Sequestration" and Selected Program Exemptions and Special Rules  [393 Kb]
-02/19/13   Congressional Authority to Limit Military Operations  [494 Kb]
-04/05/13   Congressional Authority to Regulate Firearms: A Legal Overview  [258 Kb]
-05/30/13   Congressional Gold Medals, 1776-2012  [442 Kb]
-01/31/13   Congressional Redistricting and the Voting Rights Act: A Legal Overview  [255 Kb]
-05/09/13   The Federal Budget: Issues for FY2014 and Beyond  [386 Kb]
-02/13/13   Filling U.S. Senate Vacancies: perspectives and Contemporary Developments  [291 Kb]
-01/25/13   First-Term Members of the House of Representatives and Senate, 64th - 113th Congresses  [305 Kb]
-01/04/13   The "Fiscal Cliff" and the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012  [334 Kb]
-07/01/13   Membership of the 113th Congress: A Profile  [283 Kb]
-02/28/13   Membership of the 113th Congress: A Profile  [283 Kb]
-09/18/13   The National Voter Registration Act of 1993: History, Implementation, and Effects  [508 Kb]
-03/04/13   Party Leaders in the United States Congress, 1789-2013  [427 Kb]
-01/08/14   Proposals to Eliminate Public Financing of Presidential Campaigns  [228 Kb]
-12/09/13   Proposals to Eliminate Public Financing of Presidential Campaigns  [234 Kb]
-05/10/13   Proposals to Eliminate Public Financing of Presidential Campaigns  [223 Kb]
-01/04/13   Reaching the Debt Limit: Background and Potential Effects on Government Operations  [371 Kb]
-09/19/13   Reaching the Debt Limit: Background and Potential Effects on Government Operations  [399 Kb]
-06/07/13   Recess Appointments: Frequently Asked Questions  [279 Kb]
-06/11/13   Recess Appointments Made by President Barack Obama  [335 Kb]
-04/22/13   Regular Vetoes and Pocket Vetoes: An Overview  [233 Kb]
-04/10/13   Sensitive Covert Action Notifications: Oversight Options for Congress  [223 Kb]
-02/27/13   Sequestration as a Budget Enforcement Process: Frequently Asked Questions  [251 Kb]
-09/25/13   Shutdown of the Federal Government: Causes, Processes, and Effects  [387 Kb]
-06/04/13   Social Security: The Trust Fund  [323 Kb]
-01/04/13   Speakers of the House: Elections, 1913-2013  [261 Kb]
-01/09/14   The State of Campaign Finance Policy: Recent Developments and Issues for Congress  [427 Kb]
-11/07/13   The State of Campaign Finance Policy: Recent Developments and Issues for Congress  [412 Kb]
-09/20/13   The State of the Campaign Finance Policy: Recent Developments and Issues for Congress  [414 Kb]
-04/04/13   Super PACs in Federal Elections: Overview and Issues for Congress  [529 Kb]
-04/15/13   Why Certain Trade Agreements Are Approved as Congressional-Executive Agreements  [224 Kb]
-09/26/13   Women in the United States Congress: Historical Overview, Tables, and Discussion  [526 Kb]
-09/26/13   Women in the United States Congress: Historical Overview, Tables, and Discussionn the United States Congress, 1917-2013: Biographical and Committee Assignment Information, and Listings by State and Congress  [652 Kb]