Government Resources · Congress

Black Americans in Congress
Biographical profiles on the 125 African Americans who have served in the U.S. Congress from 1870 through 2007, as well as historical data and informative essays.
Congressional Documents and Debates 1774–1873
Library of Congress website with searchable primary source material.
Congressional Research Service (CRS) Reports
Integrated, searchable access to many of the full-text CRS reports that have been available at a variety of different Web sites since 1990.
Live webcasts of congressional hearings, floor debates, White House briefings, regulatory hearings, and press conferences.
Legislation of the U.S. Congress
Comprehensive site for federal legislation, with bills and laws since 1973.
Maps of Congressional Districts
Free printable maps depicting all congressional districts for each state.
United States House of Representatives
Official U.S. House homepage, with links to representatives, committees, and current bills.
United States Senate
Official U.S. Senate homepage, with links to senators, committees, and legislation.
U.S. Legislative Branch – Library of Congress Directory
Good umbrella site for information related to the U.S. Legislature.