University of Virginia’s Center for Politics: A nonpartisan unit of the University of Virginia, the Center for Politics promotes the value of politics and the importance of civic engagement. Government works better when politics works better, and politics works better when citizens are informed and involved participants. The Center strives to:

  • Encourage citizens to actively participate in the political process and government
  • Evaluate and promote the best practices in civic education for students of all ages
  • Educate citizens through the Center's comprehensive research,programs, and publications

Center for Strategic and International Studies: Since 1962, CSIS has been
dedicated to finding ways to sustain American prominence and prosperity
as a force for good in the world. After 50 years, CSIS has become one of the
world’s preeminent international policy institutions focused on defense and
security; regional stability; and transnational challenges ranging from energy
and climate to global development and economic integration.

WTOP: Washington D.C.’s all-news leader for more than 40 years, WTOP
provides commentary and analysis from all sides on the issues of the day.

The Week: The Week magazine, based in New York, offers commentary
and analysis of the day's breaking news and current events as well as arts,
entertainment, people, business and sports.

Polls and Votes: is a site devoted to non-partisan
analysis of the details of polling and election outcomes, mostly in the United


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