Directory of the United States Congress
Contains a brief biography for every Member of Congress
from 1774 to the present.
The Center on Congress
at Indiana University
Contains educational resources on the role of Congress
and its members, the legislative process, facts about Congress
and a Congressional glossary.
The Dirksen Congressional Center
The Dirksen Congressional Center Web site contains a
daily-updated guide to Congress, historical materials and
This site brings together the status of U.S. federal legislation, voting records, congressional district maps, and more. Most of the information is assembled in an automated way by scanning federal government websites.
The Government Printing Office's Web site contains a wide
variety of recent legislative information. This site includes
the full-text of all bills and laws from the 103rd Congress
(1993-94) to the present, the Congressional Record from
the 104th Congress (1994-95) to the present, Congressional
calendars, selected Committee hearings and prints from the
105th Congress (1997-98) to the present, selected Congressional
reports and documents from the 104th Congress (1995-96)
to the present and the official Congressional
Directory. Also provides access to Executive
Branch documents, including the Federal Register, Code
of Federal Regulations and Public Papers of the Presidents
of the United States.
Society of Washington, D.C. - Legislative Source Book
This site provides a wide variety of publications designed to help
you conduct legislative research, including links to House and Senate committee hearings.
National Archives and
The National Archives has custody of the official records
of the Federal Government, including the records
of Congress from 1789 to the present. This site also
includes the America's Founding Documents online exhibit on the Declaration of Independence,
the Constitution of the United States, and the Bill of Rights.
Project Vote Smart
Non-partisan organization provides biographical information,
campaign finance data, interest group ratings, voting records,
and public statements for Federal and State elected officials
U.S. Congress Votes Database
Created by the Washington Post, the U.S. Congress Votes Database documents every vote and member of the House and Senate since 1991. Data is pulled from several sources, including the House clerk, the U.S. Senate and the Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress.
U.S. House of Representatives
Official Web site provides links to representatives, committees,
schedules, legislation and educational resources.
U. S. Senate
Official Web site provides links to senators, committees,
legislation and records, history and reference sources.