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U.S. Congressional Documents

This collection features the complete Congressional Record Bound version, as well as the daily version back to 1980. It also includes the three predecessor titles, as well as other important congressional material.

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Additional Resources

A Century of Lawmaking for a New Nation: U.S. Congressional Documents and Debates, 1774-1875

This page from the Library of Congress brings together online the records and acts of Congress from the Continental Congress and Constitutional Convention through the 43rd Congress, including the first three volumes of the Congressional Record, 1873-75.

Congressional Record on

Access current and past issues (back to 1994) of the Congressional Record from, a service of the United States Government Publishing Office. is the official website for U.S. federal legislative information. The site provides access to accurate, timely, and complete legislative information for Members of Congress, legislative agencies, and the public. It is presented by the Library of Congress (LOC) using data from the Office of the Clerk of the U.S. House of Representatives, the Office of the Secretary of the Senate, the Government Publishing Office, Congressional Budget Office, and the LOC's Congressional Research Service.

Congressional Twitter Accounts

This libguide from UC San Diego helps users identify and quickly access the Twitter accounts of those in the current 117th Congress.

History of Bills and Resolutions

Contains links to the various versions of the "History of Bills and Resolutions" found within the Congressional Record in HeinOnline.

Overview of the Congressional Record and Its Predecessor Publications

Part of the Law Librarians' Society of Washington, DC's Legislative Source Book, this article provides a detailed overview of the Congressional Record and its history.

The Congressional Record: Content, History and Issues

This CRS Report provides a detailed overview of the Congressional Record and its history.

Years of the 1st through 112th Congresses (1789-2012)

This table from the official website of the United States Senate provides the dates of all sessions of Congress.