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U.S. Government

Read current and historical biographies of every U.S. congressional member. Find information on minorities in Congress, U.S. Senate salaries since 1789, veto rates, government agencies, impeachment facts, and much more.

Voting Rights After Shelby v Holder  

113th Congress: The Senate

113th Congress: The House of Representatives  

112th Congress: The Senate

112th Congress: The House of Representatives  

112th Congress: The House of Representatives  

Composition of the 113th Congress

Composition of the 112th Congress

Composition of the 111th Congress

The Senate – 111 Congress

The House of Representatives – 111th Congress

African Americans in the 113th Congress

African Americans in the 112th Congress

African Americans in the 111th Congress

Asian/Pacific-Islanders in the 113th Congress

Asian/Pacific-Islanders in the 112th Congress

Asian/Pacific-Islanders in the 111th Congress

Hispanics in the 113th Congress

Hispanics in the 112th Congress

Hispanics in the 111th Congress

House Standing Committees, 113th Congress

Senate Standing Committees, 113th Congress

Senate and House Standing Committees, 110th Congress

Speakers of the House of Representatives

Floor Leaders of the Senate

Democratic National Committee Chairs Since 1944

Republican National Committee Chairs Since 1944

Major Congressional Bills Passed in 2005

Congressional Apportionment, 2000

Senate Salaries since 1789

Powers of the Government

Powers Denied the Government

How a Bill Becomes a Law

Women in Congress

Women in the 113th Congress

Women in the 112th Congress

Women in the 111th Congress

Timeline: U.S. Government Shutdowns

Presidential Vetoes, 1789–2008

Veto Rates Compared

Hagel Nomination Is Filibustered

Government Officials

Executive Departments and Agencies

Federal Bureau of Investigation Directors

Central Intelligence Agency Directors

Order of Presidential Succession

Impeachments of Federal Officials

The Governors of the Fifty States

Presidential Factfile

History of the Tea Party Movement

Facts About Senators

Composition of Congress, by Political Party, 1855–2013

Senate Committees, 111th Congress

House Committees, 111th Congress

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