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Federal Government Resources: US Congress Members

Help locating what Tutt Library houses along with selected internet resources.

Members and Directories

The Chambers

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

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


Elected Officials - president, members of Congress, governors, state legislators, etc.

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

Black Members of the US Congress, 1870-2005

Who's Who in the Federal Government

Congressional E-mail Directory

Member Organizations & Caucuses

Other Congressional Items - 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

Government Redistricting Web Sites

General Accounting 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

How Our Laws Are Made

U.S. Legislative Branch - official Federal Government sites

  • Avoice: African American Voices in Congress - "to capture and preserve the rich history of political and legislative contributions of blacks for future generations. This virtual online library is a central source of information about historical and contemporary African American policy issues." Features exhibits on the history of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), the Voting Rights Act of 1965, the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday, and related topics. Developed by the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation.

News about Congress

Roll Call - newspaper of Capitol Hill

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

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