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Current Legislative Activities
114th Congress (2015-2016)
House of Representatives
Next Meeting: Sep. 6, 2016
Previous Meeting: July 21, 2016
The Legislative Process
Nine videos explain each of the common legislative stages, and that the process by which a bill becomes law is rarely predictable.
The Congressional Record
Current Members of Congress
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Speaker of the House
Rep. Paul D. Ryan [R-WI-1]
Rep. Kevin McCarthy [R-CA-23]
Rep. Nancy Pelosi [D-CA-12]
Rep. Steve Scalise [R-LA-1]
Rep. Steny H. Hoyer [D-MD-5]
Republican Conference Chairman
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers [R-WA-5]
Assistant Democratic Leader
Rep. James E. Clyburn [D-SC-6]
Republican Policy Committee Chairman
Rep. Luke Messer [R-IN-6]
Democratic Caucus Chairman
Rep. Xavier Becerra [D-CA-34]
News and Programs
- THOMAS to be Retired on July 5, 2016
- Supreme Court nominations (1981-present)
- Congress.gov Spring Cleaning: Expanded Quick Search
- Law Library of Congress Resources: United States Supreme Court Nominations
- New End of Year Congress.gov Enhancements: Quick Search, Congressional Record Index, and More
The U.S. Founding Documents
A gallery of study resources about significant primary source documents from American history.
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Visiting the U.S. Capitol
Your visit to the historic U.S. Capitol begins as you enter the Capitol Visitor Center.