June 8, 1995
CAR ON THE POLITICS BEAT
ONLINE SOURCES

By: Elisabeth Donovan, Miami Herald research manager

Updated October 1997 with new current addresses, URLS and sites

    There are lots of places to go to find some of the information you're looking for if you have to cover politicians, candidates, or interest groups. Whether your scope is national, statewide, or local, an information specialist can find you crucial leads and data that can make your coverage better. Here are some suggestions for online sources on the politics beat:

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