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Library Research Guides


Research procedure for identifying books, journal and newspaper articles, campaign finances, campaign ads, political advertising, public opinion polls, and election data.

News Sources that Focus on National Politics

Additional Sources for News

The Library subscribes to thousands of newspapers. Please see the News Sources Research Guide for tips on finding news sourses. 

Here are direct links to some popular titles:

The Washington Post

The New York Times

The Detroit News

The Detroit Free Press

Databases to search US political news

Watchdog or fact-checking sites

Journalists or other organizations who check for accuracy in political discourse. Use these sites to find discussions of specific campaign ads, or assess the validity of claims made in campaign advertisements.