Essays that present multiple sides of a current issue.
Essays provide questions and materials for further thought and study and are accompanied by thousands of supporting articles from the world's top political and societal publications. The database provides 250+ topics, each with an overview (objective background/description), point, counterpoint, and Critical Thinking Guide.
In-depth analysis of the most current major and controversial issues of the day.
CQ Researcher is useful for research on major controversial topics of national and international scope. Each issue that is examined includes a 125-word summary, introduction to the issue, history of the issue, recent events surrounding the issue, where the issue is headed, issue timeline, statements from representatives of opposing positions, works cited, readings for further research, organizations concerned, and notes on sources. Users may browse through articles in the current issue or search for past articles using words, dates or other criteria.
Offers full coverage of the U.S. Congress: status of bills, votes and amendments, floor and committee activity, and backroom maneuvering.
Produced by the largest news team on Capitol Hill. Search by keyword, topic, page number, committee, bill number, byline, and date. Archive includes detailed floor votes dating back to 1983. CQ Weekly is useful for accessing current news and analysis on Congress and major public policy issues. It is also useful for tracking votes and legislation in Congress, locating recent Congressional documents and related material in full text, and learning more about members of Congress and the legislative process. Coverage: 1983-present.
Full-text newspaper database covering over 1000 newspapers, including national sources.
Includes the National Newspaper Index which provides access to the five top U.S. newspapers: The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Christian Science Monitor, The Washington Post and The Los Angeles Times.
Full text coverage of selected international and regional newspapers, newswires and other news sources.
Includes The Christian Science Monitor, The Los Angeles Times, The Times (London), The Toronto Star, and The Australian; as well as selected full text from hundreds of regional newspapers. All together there is selected full text coverage for 245 newspapers, newswires and other sources. Newswire coverage includes AP Online (Associated Press), Asia Pulse, Canadian Press Wire, World Stream Newswires and more.