v. 1.pt. 1.Origins and development of Congress:ch. 1.Constitutional beginnings ch. 2.History of the House ch. 3.History of the Senate pt. 2.Powers of Congress:ch. 4.Power of the purse ch. 5.Foreign policy powers ch. 6.Congressional investigations ch. 7.Senate's confirmation power ch. 8.Regulation of commerce ch. 9.Impeachment power ch. 10.Constitutional amendments ch. 11.Power to select the President ch. 12.Seat of government ch. 13.Miscellaneous powers pt. 3.Congressional procedures: ch. 14.Party leadership in Congress ch. 15.Legislative process ch. 16.Committee system ch. 17.Congressional staff pt. 4.Pressures on Congress:ch. 18.Constituency pressures ch. 19.Media ch. 20.Internal pressures ch. 21.President ch. 22.Supreme Court ch. 23.Lobbying v. 2.pt. 5.Housing and support:ch. 24.Capitol and office buildings ch. 25.Library of Congress ch. 26.Supporting organizations pt. 6.Pay and perquisites:ch. 27.Pay and honoraria ch. 28.Allowances and other benefits pt. 7.Congress and the Electorate:ch. 29.Who elects Congress ch. 30.Political parties and elections ch. 31.Who gets elected ch. 32.Campaign financing ch. 33.Reapportionment and redistricting pt. 8.Qualifications and conduct:ch. 34.Seating and disciplining members ch. 35.Ethics and criminal prosecutions Appendix A:Constitution of the United States Acts of Congress held unconstitutional Rules of the House of Representatives, 110th Congress Standing rules of the Senate, 110th Congress Glossary of Congressional terms How a bill becomes a law Political party affiliations in Congress and the Presidency, 1789-2007 Election results, Congress and the Presidency, 1860-2007 Speakers of the House of Representatives, 1789-2007 House Floor leaders, 1899-2007 Senate Floor leaders, 1911-2007 Congressional Committee Chairs since 1947 Members of Congress who became President Women members of Congress, 1917-2007 Black members of Congress, 1870-2007 Hispanic members of Congress, 1877-2007 Recorded votes in the House and Senate, 1947-2006 Attempted and successful cloture votes, 1919-2007 House Discharge Petitions since 1931 Sessions of the U.S. Congress, 1789-2007 Lame Duck sessions since 1945 Longest sessions of Congress Joint sessions, joint meetings, and inaugurations, 1789-2006 Special sessions of the Senate, 1789-1933 Extraordinary sessions of Congress since 1797 Congressional information on the Internet Capitol floor plan Map of Capitol Hill Appendix B:Members of Congress, 1789-2007.
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