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Government Information Connection: Politics and Elected Officials: Researching the United States Congress

Information about politicians and their activities; elections, campaigns, and voting; and political activism.

Researching the U.S. Congress

This page offers sources of information about members of the U.S. Congress and their activities.

Call Project Vote Smart's Voter's Research Hotline at 1-888-VOTE-SMART (1-888-868-3762), and your own personal researcher can answer your questions about candidates and elected officials over the phone.

Summaries of Congressional Activities

Current Congressional Officers

Directories and Short Biographies


Sources of Congressional Publications

Watchdog Organizations

Additional Links