- Data.gov - The most recent attempt to share aggregated government data in a useful way.
- Annenberg Political Fact Check - Monitors the factual accuracy of what is said by major US political players in the form of TV ads, debates, speeches, interviews, and news releases.
- FirstGov - intended as a portal for all U.S. government transactions, services, and information.
- FirstGov Reference Center - a great starting point for legal and statistical information.
- Fedstats - intended to be a portal to statistics maintained by federal agencies, FedStats provides information for Federal agencies reporting expenditures of at least $500,000 per year in various statistical activities.
- Nationmaster - This site compiles national statistics and creates graphical representations by combining information from multiple sources (including CIA World Factbook). Definitely worth a look if you're comparing countries.
- Culturegrams - This database is like a giant interactive almanac of the world and the states. A great place to look if you're trying to learn details about an unfamiliar place.
- U.S. Demographics - Free US Demographics from the U.S. Census Bureau.
- U.S. Senate
- U.S. House of Representatives
- U.S. Department of Defense
- Michigan.gov - Web portal for Michigan governmental agencies.
- Michigan Legislature - Search for bills and compiled laws in the State of Michigan.
- Supreme Court of the United States or check out OYEZ another repository of Supreme Court information
- The Library of Congress - an enormous library which citizens of the United States own. This includes:
- Michigan Law.
- US Government Printing Office - Here you can access the Budget of the United States Government,a Compilation of Presidential Documents, Congressional Bills, Congressional Documents, Congressional Hearings, the Congressional Record, Congressional Reports, the Federal Register, Public and Private Laws, etc. They also created FDSYS - a digital repository.