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U.S. Federal Documents: Hot Off The Presses

Northwestern University Libraries have been a U.S. Federal Depository Library since 1876. Our collection includes materials in paper, microfiche, CD-ROM, DVD formats and online formats. This guide is based on a similar guide by Kelly Smith at UCSD.

Agency Press Releases

This is a small selection of press releases from federal agencies.  These examples are RSS feeds which are automatically updated regularly.   If you would like to know more about activities or publications of a specific agency not listed here, please contact for assistance.

To see what members of Congress Tweet about (both collectively and individually) check out The Language of Congress from The Pudding.

Keeping Up With Congress

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Congressional Budget Office Updates

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Census Bureau Updates

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National Security Administration Updates

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Whistleblower Documents 2019

Centers for Disease Control Updates

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News Updates