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The bibliographies listed below have been compiled to guide researchers and readers to resources on the Senate and House, the Constitution, the Capitol, and Washington, D.C.  You can find the resources listed on www.senate.gov at your local public library or a government depository library, or purchase them from a bookstore.  


Congress and Government

Committee Histories



Elections and Political Parties

Senate as an Institution

Special Book Collections

Books by Senators

The Capitol: Art and Architecture

Capitol Hill in Fiction

Children's Books and Web Sites about Government

The 1812 Library of Congress Collection

Featured Books

Senate Art & History Publications


Find publications

Some congressional and other government publications can be found on GPO-FDSYS,in a Federal Depository Library, or purchased from the GPO bookstore.

Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress

The Directory provides information about former and current senators.


Senate Historical Office

Historical information provided by the Senate Historical Office.

Oral History Project

Oral history Interviews with senators, officers, staff, and others provide insight into the history and evolution of the Senate.