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How Partisanship Makes Governing Tougher
Political polarization in Congress is at levels not seen in more than a hundred years. Will it be possible for anything to get done?

From Floor Action to Campaign Events, C-SPAN Records and Archives It All
To watch all the video in C-SPAN’s library would take a quarter of a century. Here’s how journalists can make use of it.

How To Track Dollars and People on Capitol Hill
Covering Congress means more than chasing lawmakers down the halls of the Capitol.

Growing Numbers Drive Federally Funded Research
Americans suffering from dementia – now 5.7 million – will double in 40 years.

When Uncle Sam Doles Out Money, it Impacts Statehouses
To understand the impact of the federal budget, reporters need to understand where federal dollars are going – and how it affects the fortunes of every state in the union.

Investigations, Campaigning and Maybe Some Governing on Tap for Year Three of Trump Tenure
Three top White House reporters talk about what will – and what won’t – happen during the third year Donald Trump is at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave.

Knowing what your competitors and sources are tweeting and posting can help you stay on top of a beat.

Journalists today need to be all things to all platforms. So how can journalists trained on the writing side handle their own graphics and photos?

Journalists need to prepare for time on TV. It’s not just a simple, friendly conversation.

C-SPAN has been recording politicians at work for nearly four decades – and journalists can access those clips for use in their own stories.

The Software Platform Dataminr is Useful to Find ‘Signals’ That Point to News

Using Software Platform Tableau to Build and Launch Online Visualizations

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