Check the Pittsburgh papers on the European Union for
STATISTICS & PUBLIC OPINION
Europa: Gateway to the European Union (the official website)
including "How the EU Works"
European Union: Delegation to the USA
EU Institutions and Other Bodies describes the institutional set-up of the EU
United States Mission to the European Union
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