Since 1976 the Senate Historical Office has interviewed Senate officers, parliamentarians, clerks, police officers, chiefs of staff, reporters, photographers, Senate pages, and senators. These interviews cover the breadth of the 20th century and now the 21st century Senate, and include a diverse group of personalities who witnessed events first-hand. MORE
Floyd M. Riddick: Senate Parliamentarian
Former Senate Parliamentarian Floyd Riddick describes how procedural decisions made in the Senate become de facto rules of the Senate.
Dorothye G. Scott: Administrative Assistant to the Senate Democratic Secretary and to the Secretary of the Senate.
Scott describes the official, ceremonial joint sessions of Congress held every four years to count electoral ballots for the election of the president and vice president.