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Primary sources include documentation of what the President says (such as speeches, addresses, interviews, and press conferences) and written documents (such as executive orders, proclamations, executive memoradum, and signing statements).
The American Presidency Project
Start here for presidential primary sources. Includes speeches, debates, press briefings, messages and papers, and party platforms.
Federal Register: Presidential Documents
Use this for executive orders, proclamations, and other written documents for Clinton to present.
GPO: Compilation of Presidential Documents
Use this for presidential statements, memorandum, press conferences, and press releases. Covers 1992-present.
HeinOnline: U.S. Presidential Library
Use this for messages and papers from Washington to Obama, proclamations and executive orders from 1936-present, and primary source documents on executive privilege, impeachment, and the electoral college.
Library Search for Presidential Documents
Book search for primary source documents on U.S. presidents. Books curate important documents and can offer context.
American President (University of Virginia)
Background information on President's life before, during, and after each presidential term. Also includes some primary source documents.
Department and Agency Resources
U.S. Declassified Documents Online
Declassified government documents from executive branch agencies including Defense; State; Treasury; CIA; and the White House. Find intelligence studies, policy papers, diplomatic correspondence, cabinet meeting minutes, briefing materials, and domestic surveillance and military reports that cover major policy issues from the period before the World War II into the twenty-first century.
Homeland Security Digital Library (HSDL)
Homeland security policy, strategy, and organizational management
Regulations are the rules set by executive agencies to specify how laws in Congress are to be executed.
Code of Federal Regulations
Find all final regulations, as published by the U.S. Government and revised annually. Browse Titles by topic using the center drop down box.
This is the easiest place for quick searches for proposed regulations. This site also allows you to officially comment on proposed regulation.
Official daily publication of proposed rules, final rules, public notices, and Presidential actions. Browse by agency or by topic to discover trending proposals from 1996 to present. Make sure to distinguish between proposals and final rules.