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Series and Collections 

CQ Press State Fact Finder Series

State and City Rankings titles from CQ Press analyze and compare states and cities across a number of categories. In the new editions the formula and methodology are discussed in a new narrative chapter allowing researchers to cite statistics with context.

State Rankings

City Crime Rankings

CQ Press Institutional Guides

Trust CQ Press to bring you the most authoritative and comprehensive resources for facts, figures, and context on every aspect of American government.

Guide to U.S. Political Parties

Guide to U.S. Environmental Policy

Guide to U.S. Economic Policy

Guide to U.S. Health and Health Care Policy

Guide to State Politics and Policy

Guide to the White House Staff

Guide to Congress

Guide to Political Campaigns in America

Guide to Interest Groups and Lobbying in the United States

Guide to the Presidency and the Executive Branch

Guide to U.S. Elections

Guide to the U.S. Supreme Court

CQ Press American Government A to Z Series

This widely-acclaimed and highly-affordable series is ideal for school and public libraries. Easy-to-use encyclopedic entries offer students and citizens a quick path to understanding key topics about the U.S. government.

Congress A to Z

Elections A to Z

The Presidency A to Z

The Supreme Court A to Z  

The U.S. Constitution A to Z

CQ Press Documentary History Series

Rich in primary resources, these titles bring political history and social issues to life. Each title delves deep into a focused topic, providing researchers with helpful contextual analysis to foster understanding of broad issues and themes.

African Americans in Congress

The Cold War Presidency

The Contemporary Middle East

Eyewitness to Watergate

Historic Documents

Homeland Security

Social Security


CQ Press Information Directories

This thorough collection offers users the best one-stop sources for quickly and easily finding everything they need to know about the people and organizations operating inside the beltway. There is no better way to find the right person at the right organization.

Federal Regulatory Directory  

Washington Information Directory

CQ Press Landmark Events in U.S History Series

Engaging primary source materials with expert commentary and analysis offer readers in-depth perspective on momentous events in U.S. history.

The Declaration of Independence

The Louisiana Purchase

Marbury Versus Madison

The Voting Rights Act

Watergate and the Resignation of Richard Nixon

Vital Statistics Series

Vital Statistics on Interest Groups and Lobbying

Vital Statistics on the Presidency

Vital Statistics on American Politics

The Supreme Court's Power in American Politics series

This series focus on the Court's role in American politics on a grander scale than traditional Supreme Court titles.

The Supreme Court and Congress

The Supreme Court and Elections

The Supreme Court and Capital Punishment

TimesReference from CQ Press

The TimesReference from CQ Press imprint, a collaboration of The New York Times' treasure trove of reporting and CQ Press' reference publishing expertise, focuses on topics in American government, U.S. history, elections, Congress, the presidency, the Supreme Court, journalism, international affairs, current events, and public opinion.

The New York Times on Gay and Lesbian Issues

The New York Times on the Supreme Court

The New York Times on the Presidency

The New York Times on Critical Elections

The New York Times on Emerging Democracies in Eastern Europe

The Student’s Guide to the U.S. Government Series

The Student’s Guide to the U.S. Government series focuses on key topics in U.S. government and history: elections, Congress, the
presidency, and the Supreme Court.

Student's Guide to the Supreme Court

Student's Guide to Congress

Student's Guide to Elections

Student's Guide to the Presidency