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Saved Search Help

How to Save a Search

  1. Sign in to your account by selecting the red Sign In link at the top right of any page. (New user? Register now.) Check the Remember Me box to remain signed in between browser sessions until you sign out or clear your browser cookies.
  2. Compose and run a search from any Congress.gov search page, against any collection or combination of collections.
  3. Save the search by selecting the Save this Search link at the top left of the search results page.
  4. Enter a title (i.e., name) for your search, and if desired, a description. Select the Save button. If you already have a search with the same title, you will be prompted to choose a unique title
  5. If you would just like to save a search for reuse on Congress.gov without receiving alerts on that search, click No alerts on the confirmation page. If you would like to receive alerts on your saved search, click Get Alerts. See Alerts Help for more information.

How to Run a Saved Search

  1. Sign in to your account by selecting the red Sign In link at the top right of any page. Check the Remember Me box to remain signed in between browser sessions until you sign out or clear your browser cookies.
  2. Select Saved Searches and locate the saved search of interest. Click on Run Search below the search name to go to the search results page for that saved search.
  3. When you are signed in to your account, you also can use the Your Saved Searches link at the top of any search results page. Select a recent search from the list on the popover box, or click on View All to go to the Saved Searches page listing all of your saved searches.

Managing Saved Searches

  1. Sign in to your account by selecting the red Sign In link at the top right of any page. Check the Remember Me box to remain signed in between browser sessions until you sign out or clear your browser cookies.
  2. Sign in to your account by selecting the red Sign In link at the top right of any page. Check the Remember Me box to remain signed in between browser sessions until you sign out or clear your browser cookies.
  3. Select Saved Searches.
  4. In addition to running your searches, you have the option for each search to Edit Search, Edit Title, Add or Edit a Description, Delete Search, Get Alert, or Cancel Alert.

For more information on setting up alerts on saved searches, see Alerts help.