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Federal Legislative History: Congressional Debates

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Overview

The Congressional Record is the official record of the proceedings and debates of the United States Congress. It is published daily when Congress is in session.

Congressional Record (Print)

Congressional Record 1873 - present KF35.U58 (Federal Collection)

Congressional Record (Online)

FDsys 1994 - present, v. 140 - Open Access
Heinonline 1873 - 2009, v. 1 - 155 * Special Restrictions

The Predecessors of the Congressional Record

Library of Congress Congressional Globe 1833 - 1873 Open Access
       
Heinonline Congressional Globe 1833 - 1873 * Special Restrictions
       
Library of Congress Register of Debates in Congress 1825 - 1837 Open Access
       
Heinonline Register of Debates in Congress 1825 - 1837 * Special Restrictions
       
Library of Congress Annals of the Congress of the United States 1789-1824 Open Access
       
Heinonline Annals of the Congress of the United States 1789-1824 * Special Restrictions

Congressional Record