The Congressional Record is a record of the proceedings of Congress. It is published each day that one or both chambers of Congress is in session and is available online. Visit the page, "How to find the Congressional Record," for additional information about accessing the Record.
Women in the Senate is one of more than 50 VRD categories. Rebecca Latimer Felton was the first woman to serve in the Senate; she was appointed in 1922 at the age of 87, and served for just one day. To date, 44 women have served in the U.S. Senate.
Transcripts of hearings may be available on a committee Web site, from the Government Printing Office, or from a federal depository library. Learn how to find Committee Hearings.