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United States Capitol, Washington, D.C., east front elevation
Frances Benjamin Johnston (1864-1952)
Opening of 60th Congress, Dec. 2, 1907
Photographic print, ca. 1907.
Prints & Photographs Division.
Reproduction Number
LC-USZ62-129715

Biographical 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.

CongressLink

The Dirksen Congressional Center Web site contains a daily-updated guide to Congress, historical materials and lesson plans.

GovTrack.us

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.

GPO FDsys

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.

Law Librarians' 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 Records Administration

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 Charters of Freedom 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 and candidates.

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.

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