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The Resource Guide to Congress

Guide to Congress

Label
Guide to Congress
Title
Guide to Congress
Title variation
Congressional Quarterly's guide to Congress
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
328.73
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
JK1021
LC item number
.C565 2000
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Guide to Congress
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Rev. ed. of: Congressional Quarterly's guide to Congress. 4th ed. c1991
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 1339-1352) and indexes
Contents
  • History of the Senate
  • Hose Floor leaders, 1899-1999
  • Senate Floor leaders, 1911-1999
  • Congressional Committee Chairs since 1947
  • Members of Congress who became President
  • Women members of Congress, 1917-1999
  • Black members of Congress, 1870-1999
  • Hispanic members of Congress, 1877-1999
  • Recorded votes in the House and Senate, 1947-1998
  • Attempted and successful cloture votes, 1919-1998
  • House Discharge Petitions since 1931
  • pt. 2.
  • Sessions of the U.S. Congress, 1789-1999
  • Lame Duck sessions since 1945
  • Longest sessions of Congress
  • Joint sessions, joint meetings, and inaugurations, 1789-1999
  • Special sessions of the Senate, 1789-1933
  • Extraordinary sessions of Congress since 1797
  • Congressional information on the Internet
  • Capitol floor plan
  • Map of Capitol Hill
  • Appendix B:
  • Powers of Congress:
  • Members of Congress, 1789-1999.
  • Congressional statistics
  • Congressional rules
  • Glossary of Congressional terms
  • Judicial review
  • Lobbying
  • ch. 4.
  • Power of the purse
  • ch. 5.
  • Foreign policy powers
  • ch. 6.
  • Congressional investigations
  • ch. 7.
  • v. 1.
  • Senate's confirmation power
  • ch. 8.
  • Regulation of commerce
  • ch. 9.
  • Impeachment power
  • ch. 10.
  • Constitutional amendments
  • ch. 11.
  • Power to select the President
  • ch. 12.
  • pt. 1.
  • Seat of goverment
  • ch. 13.
  • Miscellaneous powers
  • pt. 3.
  • Congressional procedures:
  • ch. 14.
  • Party leadership in Congress
  • ch. 15.
  • Legislative process
  • ch. 16.
  • Origins and development of Congress:
  • Committee system
  • ch. 17.
  • Congressional staff
  • pt. 4.
  • Pressures on Congress:
  • ch. 18.
  • Constituency pressures
  • ch. 19.
  • Media
  • ch. 20.
  • ch. 1.
  • Internal pressures
  • ch. 21.
  • President
  • ch. 22.
  • Supreme Court
  • ch. 23.
  • Lobbying
  • v. 2.
  • pt. 5.
  • Housing and support:
  • Constitutional beginnings
  • ch. 24.
  • Capitol and office buildings
  • ch. 25.
  • Library of Congress
  • ch. 26.
  • Supporting organizations
  • pt. 6.
  • Pay and perquisites:
  • ch. 27.
  • Pay and honoraria
  • ch. 2.
  • ch. 28.
  • Allowances and other benefits--
  • pt. 7.
  • Congress and the Electorate:
  • ch. 29.
  • Who elects Congress
  • ch. 30.
  • Political parties and elections
  • ch. 31.
  • Who gets elected
  • History of the House
  • ch. 32.
  • Campaign financing
  • ch. 33.
  • Reapportionment and redistricting
  • pt. 8.
  • Qualifications and conduct:
  • ch. 34.
  • Seating and disciplining
  • ch. 35.
  • Ethics and criminal prosecutions
  • ch. 3.
  • Appendix A:
  • Constitution of the United States
  • Acts of Congress held unconstitutional
  • Rules of the House of Representatives, 106th Congress
  • Standing rules of the Senate, 106th Congress
  • Glossary of Congressional terms
  • How a bill becomes a law
  • Political party affiliations in Congress and the Presidency, 1789-1999
  • Election results, Congress and the Presidency
  • Speakers of the House of Representatives
Control code
ocm42692191
Dimensions
29 cm.
Edition
5th ed.
Extent
2 v. (xiv, 1354, 45 p.)
Isbn
9781568024363
Isbn Type
(v. 2)
Lccn
99053914
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
782790
Label
Guide to Congress
Publication
Note
Rev. ed. of: Congressional Quarterly's guide to Congress. 4th ed. c1991
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 1339-1352) and indexes
Contents
  • History of the Senate
  • Hose Floor leaders, 1899-1999
  • Senate Floor leaders, 1911-1999
  • Congressional Committee Chairs since 1947
  • Members of Congress who became President
  • Women members of Congress, 1917-1999
  • Black members of Congress, 1870-1999
  • Hispanic members of Congress, 1877-1999
  • Recorded votes in the House and Senate, 1947-1998
  • Attempted and successful cloture votes, 1919-1998
  • House Discharge Petitions since 1931
  • pt. 2.
  • Sessions of the U.S. Congress, 1789-1999
  • Lame Duck sessions since 1945
  • Longest sessions of Congress
  • Joint sessions, joint meetings, and inaugurations, 1789-1999
  • Special sessions of the Senate, 1789-1933
  • Extraordinary sessions of Congress since 1797
  • Congressional information on the Internet
  • Capitol floor plan
  • Map of Capitol Hill
  • Appendix B:
  • Powers of Congress:
  • Members of Congress, 1789-1999.
  • Congressional statistics
  • Congressional rules
  • Glossary of Congressional terms
  • Judicial review
  • Lobbying
  • ch. 4.
  • Power of the purse
  • ch. 5.
  • Foreign policy powers
  • ch. 6.
  • Congressional investigations
  • ch. 7.
  • v. 1.
  • Senate's confirmation power
  • ch. 8.
  • Regulation of commerce
  • ch. 9.
  • Impeachment power
  • ch. 10.
  • Constitutional amendments
  • ch. 11.
  • Power to select the President
  • ch. 12.
  • pt. 1.
  • Seat of goverment
  • ch. 13.
  • Miscellaneous powers
  • pt. 3.
  • Congressional procedures:
  • ch. 14.
  • Party leadership in Congress
  • ch. 15.
  • Legislative process
  • ch. 16.
  • Origins and development of Congress:
  • Committee system
  • ch. 17.
  • Congressional staff
  • pt. 4.
  • Pressures on Congress:
  • ch. 18.
  • Constituency pressures
  • ch. 19.
  • Media
  • ch. 20.
  • ch. 1.
  • Internal pressures
  • ch. 21.
  • President
  • ch. 22.
  • Supreme Court
  • ch. 23.
  • Lobbying
  • v. 2.
  • pt. 5.
  • Housing and support:
  • Constitutional beginnings
  • ch. 24.
  • Capitol and office buildings
  • ch. 25.
  • Library of Congress
  • ch. 26.
  • Supporting organizations
  • pt. 6.
  • Pay and perquisites:
  • ch. 27.
  • Pay and honoraria
  • ch. 2.
  • ch. 28.
  • Allowances and other benefits--
  • pt. 7.
  • Congress and the Electorate:
  • ch. 29.
  • Who elects Congress
  • ch. 30.
  • Political parties and elections
  • ch. 31.
  • Who gets elected
  • History of the House
  • ch. 32.
  • Campaign financing
  • ch. 33.
  • Reapportionment and redistricting
  • pt. 8.
  • Qualifications and conduct:
  • ch. 34.
  • Seating and disciplining
  • ch. 35.
  • Ethics and criminal prosecutions
  • ch. 3.
  • Appendix A:
  • Constitution of the United States
  • Acts of Congress held unconstitutional
  • Rules of the House of Representatives, 106th Congress
  • Standing rules of the Senate, 106th Congress
  • Glossary of Congressional terms
  • How a bill becomes a law
  • Political party affiliations in Congress and the Presidency, 1789-1999
  • Election results, Congress and the Presidency
  • Speakers of the House of Representatives
Control code
ocm42692191
Dimensions
29 cm.
Edition
5th ed.
Extent
2 v. (xiv, 1354, 45 p.)
Isbn
9781568024363
Isbn Type
(v. 2)
Lccn
99053914
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
782790

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