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The bibliographies listed below have been compiled to guide researchers and readers to resources on the Senate and House, the Constitution, the Capitol, and Washington, D.C.  You can find the resources listed on www.senate.gov at your local public library or a government depository library, or purchase them from a bookstore.  


Congress and Government

Committee Histories



Elections and Political Parties

Senate as an Institution

Special Book Collections

Books by Sitting Senators

The Capitol: Art and Architecture

Capitol Hill in Fiction

Children's Books and Web Sites about Government

The 1812 Library of Congress Collection

Featured Books


Many of the books listed on senate.gov can be found at your local public library or a government depository library, or can be purchased on the Web or from a bookstore.  This guide will help you get started.  

Information about any senator, representative, vice president, or member of the Continental Congress.  

Historical information provided by the Senate Historical Office.

Oral history Interviews with senators, officers, staff, and others provide insight into the history and evolution of the Senate.