Don't let politicians' performances during debates go unchecked. Campaign finance, the war, social issues -- find out where presidential candidates really stood in the past and where they really stand now. Check out these sites:
On the issues:
• Publicagenda.org -- Non-partisan source for research on big issues.
• Vote-smart.org -- Offers primers on officials and issues
• Publicintegrity.org -- How money affects public policy.
Track the cash:
• Fecinfo.com -- Congressional Quarterley's Money Line.
• Followthemoney.org -- Tracks state politics.
• Opensecrets.org -- Look for donors in your neighborhood and more.
Get the latest opinion poll information:
See more sites on the CLog, the Loaf's blog: www.theclogblog.com.