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Congressional Record

The Congressional Record is a substantially verbatim account of the remarks made by senators and representatives while they are on the floor of the Senate and the House of Representatives. It also includes all bills, resolutions, and motions proposed, as well as debates, and roll call votes.

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Résumé of Congressional Activity

Established in 1947, a final Résumé is issued at the end of each session of Congress. During the current session, a cumulative Résumé is published monthly in the Congressional Record.

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Origins of the Congressional Record
Classic Senate Speeches
A Century of Lawmaking (Library of Congress)

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