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Nominations, Accounts, Saved Searches – Congress.gov Continues to Grow

I have been looking forward to this Congress.gov release for several months.  There is now nomination information, accounts, the ability to save searches, an expanded About section, an FAQ section, easy access to Member remarks in the Congressional Record, and more. With the new updates, you can locate nominations dating back to 1981.  The nominations section […]

A Tour of Runnymede

The following is a guest post by Geri Silverstone,  project director for the Magna Carta 800th Surrey Partnership at the National Trust. As the phrase clearly states, time marches on and waits for no man, so perhaps it should not come as a surprise to think that we have just a year to go before […]

Former U.S. Representative Pat Schroeder Discusses Her Tenure on the Hill

The Law Library of Congress hosted an engaging discussion with former U.S. Representative Patricia Schroeder on Wednesday, June 4.  She spoke about her illustrious career as the first woman elected to Congress from Colorado.  Deputy Librarian of Congress Robert Dizard Jr. interviewed Schroeder before a full house in LJ-119 of the Thomas Jefferson Building. The […]

150 Years of the Arlington National Cemetery – Pic of the Week

“…Arlington…where my affections & attachments are more strongly placed than at any other place in the World”–R. E. Lee*   This month marks the sesquicentennial of the Arlington National Cemetery (ANC), as it was established June 15, 1864.  Previously our colleague Christine wrote about the Civil War Sesquicentennial for this blog in 2011.   You may […]