The legislative branch of the United States government is comprised of the two houses of the US Congress and their affiliated offices. The makeup and powers of Congress are detailed in Article I of the US Constitution.
Search for information on members of the US Congress from 1774 to the present day by entering a name, position or state.
An online exhibit of the documentary history of the most productive Congress in U.S. history.
Schedule of all the hearings for both houses of Congress, with audio.
Details the U.S. legislative process maintained by the Library of Congress. Search bills and laws by number or keyword, find links to members of the House and Senate, calendars, text of historical documents, and the Congressional Record with roll call votes.
Assists members of Congress in organization and education for their intellectual and social benefit and provides educational information about Congress to the general public.
Directory of Congressional resources including the official pages for the US Senate and House, access to Congressional Archive collections, Roll Call Online, and a biographical directory of Congress from 1774-present.
A Washington Post interactive database that lets you browse every vote in the U.S. Congress since 1991.
News, elections, and other facts about the delegation, as well as a guide to the EU and information about their office in Washington DC.
Live mobile-only video of the House and Senate floors, Congressional hearings and press conferences from around the Hill, including archives, free to American people.
Selected Senate and House hearings.
Includes the Calendars of the U.S. House of Representatives and History of Legislation and the Senate Calendar of Business.
An independent, bipartisan commission chartered to prepare a full and complete account of the circumstances surrounding the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.
Explains the work and role of Congress. Includes an extensive series of articles with materials for teachers and journalists, surveys, media series and interactive learning modules.
Collected tabulated scores, by Senator and Representative, from Washington advocacy organizations.
Online simulation where participants can pretend to be US Senators, members of Cabinet or Supreme Court Justices.
Data on U.S. members of Congress, bills and resolutions, committees, and voting record.
Analysis of the personal finances of all 535 members of Congress reveals how the nation’s lawmakers position their portfolios and how they win and lose money on Wall Street.
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