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Biographical Directory of the United States Congress
Input the name of any Senator or Congressman current or past, and retrieve a biography or biographical information.

Budget of the United States
Budget of the United States Government is a collection of documents that contains the budget message of the President, information about the President's budget proposals for a given fiscal year, and other budgetary publications that have been issued throughout the fiscal year.

Congressional Record
The Congressional Record is the official record of the proceedings and debates of the United States Congress. It is published daily when Congress is in session. It is available electronically from 1994 to the present. At the back of each daily issue is the "Daily Digest," which summarizes the day's floor and committee activities. The Government Publications Department has all of the earlier issues of the Congressional Records in print.

Congressional Directory
The Congressional Directory presents short biographies of each member of the Senate and House, listed by state or district, and additional data, such as committee memberships, terms of service, administrative assistants and/or secretaries, and room and telephone numbers. It also lists officials of the courts, military establishments, and other Federal departments and agencies, including D.C. government officials, governors of states and territories, foreign diplomats, and members of the press.

Congressional Hearings
The full text of congressional Hearings are available from 1995-present online. Print hearings back to 1965 are available in Government Publications.

How our laws are made
This brochure now available online explains the legislative process.

Thomas
A service of the Library of Congress, Thomas' mission is to make Federal legislative information freely available to the Internet public.

U.S. House of Representatives
Official site of the U.S. House of Representatives.

U.S. Senate
Official site of the U.S. Senate, contains information about Senate committees, legislation, records, art, history, etc.