RealClearPolitics provides comprehensive information about the major presidential contenders with side-by-side comparisons on the issues. National news outlets such as CNN, NPR and Fox also compare the candidates in terms of the race and events such as debates.
RealClearPolitics calls itself the most widely viewed source of nonpartisan information about presidential candidates. It uses its own staff to report and analyze candidates and campaigns. It uses contributing columnists. One of its most widely watched features is its average of latest polls. The website claims nearly 6 million unique visitors a month.
Broadcast and cable news networks and major newspapers regularly compare candidates but usually in relation to events. Coverage becomes more intense as primary elections near in various states.