Published every six months, CQ's Guide to Current American Government is a collection of the best Congressional Quarterly reporting, explanation, and analysis on issues and events affecting the United States. The fall 2000 edition, available in July, focuses on the exceptionally important national elections in November in which a new president will be selected and control of the House of Representatives may return to the Democrats.The fall issues includes presidential analysis by former CQ senior political writer Rhodes Cook, and in-depth analysis of elections and political parties drawn from CQ's award-winning Guide to Congress. This material will provide your patrons and students with a complete understanding of the fall elections.Other articles will focus on public policy issues including the recent House vote on normalizing trade relations with China. Recent editions have included discussions of managed care, the courts and federalism and regulating the Internet.Ideal for either specific research or general reporting, these selections represent the critical issues and controversies of the past six months. CQ's Guide to Current American Government provides up-to-date examination and analysis of these current issues and controversies and allows readers to put today's headlines into historical perspective.CQ's Guide to Current American Government is the ideal reference tool for students, researchers, and everyone who wants a more complete perspective on the major issues of our day.To facilitate additional research, the original date of publication along with the page number references related and background articles in the CQ Weekly and CQ Almanac.CQ Editors is the author of 'Cq's Guide to Current American Government Spring 2001' with ISBN 9781568025605 and ISBN 1568025602.