Pathfinder for 2012 Presidential Candidates Information

About Barack Obama – Barack Obama

Meet Mitt Romney | Mitt Romney for President

What’s At Stake|Scholastic News Online

Election 2012

YouTube Politics

PBS Election 2012 – Trusted. In-Depth. Independent PBS

Presidential Race :NPR

Milestones:Barack Obama-Interactive

Milestones:Mitt Romney-Interactive

PolitiFact – This Pulitzer Prize-winning website “examine[s] statements by members of Congress, state legislators, governors, mayors, the president, cabinet secretaries, lobbyists, people who testify before Congress and anyone else who speaks up in American politics.”

Campaign 2012| C-SPAN – Be sure to check the Candidates on the Issues section

Candidates – 2012 Election Center – Election & Politics from

2012 Presidential Candidate Positions on 61 Issues -2012 Presidential Election –

Candidates & Races – Election 2012

BBC News – US Election (international coverage) | A Project of the Annenberg Public Policy Center

Check the database page. These two databases should also be very useful. You will need the passwords for each one. Use advanced search with candidate’s name and the issue.

Pathfinder adapted from Joyce Valenza’s
Election LibGuide

There are plenty of other valuable websites but be sure to evaluate the information before you use it.
One rubric for this is the C.R.A.P._Test_scale_2.1
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