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Government Information Guide: US Congress

Members and Directories

The Chambers

U.S. Senate - members, Committees, and leadership and support offices, information about legislative procedures, and history

U.S. House of Representatives -legislative information, Members, Committees, and Organizations of the House


Congressional Directory - official directory; short biographies of each member, by state or district, and more

Biographical Directory of the US Congress: 1774-present - search portraits, view bibliographies and research collections for many subjects

Other Congressional Sources - information about the U.S. Congress, following the status of federal legislation and the activities of senators and representatives

Legistorm - salaries of Congressional staff members, including interns; searchable by name, Member of Congress, and committee

General Accountability Office - investigative arm of Congress, examines matters relating to the receipt and disbursement of public funds, performs audits and issues evaluations and reports

Vote-smart - information about elected representatives, voting records for members of Congress

Congressional News

Roll Call - newspaper of Capitol Hill

Congressional Report Cards  - non-partisan reports to provide information for evaluating members of the US Congress