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Congressional Publications: Congressional Debates

What Are They?

After a bill reaches the floor of the House or the Senate, there is general debate and floor vote. Transcripts of the debates of the United States Congress, and floor votes can be found in the Congressional Record.

Image source: The Library of Congress

Coverage: 1985-current

How to Find Them?

  1. Make sure to select "Advanced Search"

  2. Select "Congressional Record"

Other Resources

  • Congressional Record (Print)
    OWU Beeghly Government Documents Area
    SuDoc#  X 1.1
  • Congressional Record via FDsys (Online Full Text)
    1994- current

Congressional Record was preceded by: