Political

US Capitol

US Capitol

            

 

 

Political Journals

Political Journals

    

 

Government Links

Brushing up on the organization and workings of the US government is time well-spent for students considering a semester in Washington.  Take time to explore some of these links which provide a wealth of information.  Students applying for the program should be able to identify their senators and representatives in the US congress (international students should be able to identify the Michigan delegation).  

Michigan Delegation to US Congress
Federal Government

Suggested Periodicals and Blogs

The Week includes coverage of key events with right, left and middle of the road commentary from the leading journals. 

The following journals provide a variety of in-depth information:  

Washington Post         

Politico

National Journal

National Review

Roll Call

Huffington Post