Almanac of American Politics (online at National Journal [http://pid.emory.edu/ck2gp] & in print)
Includes basic bibliographical information, recent electoral results, etc., socio-demographic characteristics of the district, key votes, etc.
CQ’s Politics in America
Annual publication, most recent in Reference (2006), others in Stacks (JK1012.C63). Generally same information as in the Almanac, also includes levels of party unity & presidential support, basic biography, political history, etc. Also, available online through CQ Electronic Library.
CQ Congress (http://pid.emory.edu/cj4t6)
CQ Voting and Elections
CQ Voting and Elections Collection integrates a wealth of data, authoritative analyses, concise explanations, and historical material to help researchers investigate and understand voting and elections in America.
Access to bill information, congressional record, confirmation hearings from 100th congress to present.
Well-established newspaper of Congressional politics. Published on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursdays when Congress is in session and on Mondays during inter-sessions.
National Journal Group Inc. is a publisher of magazines, newsletters, books and directories for people who have a professional interest in politics, policy and government. Includes access to (note: all options are available at the top of the main page):
Markup Reports (from individual Congressional committees)
Almanac of American Politics
Poll Track (update on various polls & surveys undertaken)
Excellent coverage on congressional as well as executive branch activity.