The federal government produces a great deal of information and makes much of it available on the Web. Although the following list of links is not comprehensive, it can get you started as you search the Web for U.S. government information.
This site is the official web portal of the U.S. Government. Here you can find links to most federal departments and agencies, as well as key information for citizens, businesses and nonprofits, and more.
This site provides information on the offices of the President and Vice-President and their families. It is also a good starting place for general information about the executive branch, with links to many departments, agencies, commissions, and more.
The House of Representatives is one of two houses in the U.S. Congress. This site provides links to recent and pending legislation, a member directory, information about current Representatives, and the makeup of House committees and subcommittees.
Visit the Video Library to watch footage of House and Senate sessions. In the Resources collection you can find the Congressional Information Center where you can look up state and local officials. These resources and much more are available from C-SPAN.
The GPO is responsible for creating federal government documents. The GPO Access section provides free electronic access to a number of publications; both historical and current documents can be found on the site.
This site from Cornell University Law School provides searchable access to the full text of all Supreme Court decisions handed down since 1990. It also links to historic decisions by topic, author or party.
This website contains abstracts and other materials on Constitutional law cases decided by the United States Supreme Court. You can learn about the Court, listen to recordings of Constitutional law arguments, and learn about the the Supreme Court Justices.
The FJC is the education and research agency for the federal courts. On this website you can learn how the federal court system works, read biographies of federal judges since 1789 and learn about landmark legislation.
The largest library in the world, the Library of Congress was created to satisfy the information and research needs of the U.S. Congress. The LOC oversees the Congressional Research Service and the Copyright Office.
"governmentattic.org provides electronic copies of thousands of interesting Federal Government documents obtained under the Freedom of Information Act. Fascinating historical documents, reports on items in the news, oddities and fun stuff and government bloopers, they're all here. Think of browsing this site as rummaging through the Government's Attic -- hence our name."