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Welcome to the Political Science Research Guide. To locate information, click on the tabs directly above this box.

These pages are your gateway to information on political science. They include links to books, databases, articles, websites, and other sources you may need when researching political science topics. Please feel free to send comments and ideas for additional sources you find useful (my email address can be found in the box to the right).

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Political News from the New York Times

Census Survey Revisions Mask Health Law Effects


Changes to the Census Bureau's annual survey on health insurance will make it hard to gauge any shift in the number of uninsured; an internal paper called the timing "coincidental and unfortunate."

Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew, left, and his Ukrainian counterpart, Oleksandr Shlapak, signed a $1 billion loan guarantee.

With Ukraine Tensions Mounting, U.S. Weighs New Sanctions Against Russia


After a weekend of meetings, the White House was working on a list of new targets who would be barred from traveling to the U.S. or whose assets there would be frozen, officials said.

More Politics

Obama Commutes a Sentence Lengthened by a Typing Error


A drug convict had been mistakenly sentenced to an extra three and a half years in prison after an incorrect number was entered into his pre-sentence report.

President Obama yesterday morning.

Political Rifts Slow U.S. Effort on Climate Laws


Efforts to tackle climate change have repeatedly collided with politics in Washington, where Republicans question the science of global warming, and ties to the fossil fuel industry have made them resistant to change.

U.S. Halts Effort to Collect Old Social Security Debts


In targeting debts that were decades old in some cases, the Treasury had been intercepting the tax refunds of the recipients' children.

A North Carolina law used to overturn Marcus Robinson's sentence has been repealed.

Appeal to Return 4 to Death Row Is Heard


Prosecutors told the North Carolina Supreme Court that four death sentences reduced under the Racial Justice Act, which has since been repealed, should be reinstated.


Video: Times Minute | Next Steps After Sebelius

The White House correspondent Michael D. Shear on what's next for the Obama administration with Kathleen Sebelius, the health and human services secretary, ending her five-year tenure.

Video: Obama Pushes Equal Pay for Women

Lilly M. Ledbetter, left, watched as President Obama signed two executive measures aimed at increasing transparency about women's pay.

Video: Confessore on Money Ruling

Nick Confessore, The Times's campaign finance reporter, on what the Supreme Court's action to strike down aggregate limits on federal campaign contributions means.

Interactive Graphic: The 2014 Senate Landscape

Dozens of states are holding Senate primaries this year. Here is a look at the key races in every state.

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