There's no excuse for not being informed! With more people ignoring the TV and getting their news from the web, here are some great sources.
Web-based media company, started out simply as PJ TV with a focus on video. Now it has a whole range of media. Awesome commentary.
Scott Rasmussen is among the best pollsters. He has a free daily newsletter and is available also by subscription for a more detailed breakdown of results.
Florida politics--a great read for a swing state. The Shark Tank was 2011 Blog of the Year at CPAC.
SGS or Shadow Stats take raw government stats without the spin. See what's really going on.
Seton Motley often focuses on technology issues such as government control of the Internet but his blog covers a wide range of spending issues. Smart commentary, well worth the read.
Premier libertarian site. Blog Cato at Liberty. Daily newsletter.
This is a blog. The author has a way of making the huge numbers and ideas real and comprehensible. It can be a bit wonky, but that's one reason I love it.
Only about two years old, but great at the inside scoop on D.C.