Extensive collection of weekly reports from Congressional Quarterly. Each report offers data, a variety of opinion, and a bibliography on a specific 'hot' issue. Rutgers-restricted Access.
Almanac of Policy Issues
Background information, archived documents, and links on major U.S. public policy issues.
Public Agenda Online
A nonpartisan, nonprofit public opinion research and citizen education organization, Public Agenda offers background information, in-depth analyses and opinion studies on a variety of public policy issues.
Here are a couple of databases that you may find useful for finding articles on your topic. You can also check out the complete list of Rutgers online indexes and databases to find databases that may focus more closely on your policy area. For example, if you are interested in education policy, you might want to search ERIC, the largest education database in the world.