Who Governs in American Politics? We Use Data to Find Answers
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Resources for political science research on American politics. Topics include US political institutions,
political elites (e.g. Trump and conservative media), state and local politics, US political history, and
American political culture. Also see law, courts & justice (for resources on US Supreme Court) and political behavior (for behavior not uniquely American).
President in Congress, The: .Explores the impact of the president on legislators' voting and position taking, on their communications with constituents, on their legislative strategies, and ultimately, on the substance of legislation.
State Networks Dataset: .A compilation of many state-to-state relational variables, including measures of shared borders, travel and trade between states, and demographic characteristics of state populations.
Digest of Educational Statistics: .A compilation of statistical information covering the broad field of American education from prekindergarten through graduate school.