Political issues tend to be complex, confusing, and subject to spin. These links should help you sort out the good information from the bad. We are continually adding to and updating these pages, so check in often.
Multiple Issue Areas:
Project Vote Smart is non-partisan and has a nice list of issues it covers, where it lists recent legislation in that area, and public statements by elected officials on those issues . They also have office holder voting records, interest group ratings, and campaign finance information.
On the Issues collects quotes by elected officials at all levels on a huge rage of issues.
Public Agenda is a non-partisan research-based organization. They have issue guides with studies and data on a range of public issues.
The Agenda covers issues that are prominent in the 2012 election, including the economy, health, security, etc. Quick, informative, and timely.