All programming from 1987 to the present is available. Programs are indexed by subject, speaker names, titles, affiliations, sponsors, committees, categories, formats, policy groups, keywords, and location. The congressional sessions and committee hearings are indexed by person with full-text.
Patchwork Nation is a demographic/geographic breakdown of the nation into 12 different kinds of communities. Using counties as building blocks, we have identified different kinds of places – everything from rural agricultural areas to the wealthy suburban places, which we use to examine how various kinds of communities experience culture, the economy and politics.
From The World Bank, the WGI reports aggregate and individual governance indicators for 215 economies over the period 1996–2013, for six dimensions of governance: voice & accountability, political stability & absence of violence, government effectiveness, regulatory quality, rule of law, and control of corruption.