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).
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: