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 Collection: Congressional Research Service Reports
Black Members of the United States Congress: 1789-2001

Black Members of the United States Congress: 1789-2001

Date: July 12, 2001
Creator: Amer, Mildred L
Description: Thirty-nine black Members serve in the 107th Congress, all in the House of Representatives. In 210 years of congressional history, there have been 107 black Members of Congress: 103 elected to the House and four to the Senate. This report includes alphabetical listing of black members, selected biographical information, and committee assignments during their tenure in office.
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Black Members of the United States Congress: 1870-2004

Black Members of the United States Congress: 1870-2004

Date: March 4, 2004
Creator: Amer, Mildred L
Description: Thirty-nine black Members serve in the 107th Congress, all in the House of Representatives. In 210 years of congressional history, there have been 107 black Members of Congress: 103 elected to the House and four to the Senate. This report includes alphabetical listing of black members, selected biographical information, and committee assignments during their tenure in office.
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Black Members of the United States Congress: 1870-2005

Black Members of the United States Congress: 1870-2005

Date: August 4, 2005
Creator: Amer, Mildred L
Description: Forty three black or African-American Members serve in the 109th Congress; 42 in the House of Representatives, one in the Senate. There have been 117 black Members of Congress: 112 elected to the House and five to the Senate. The majority of the black Members (90) have been Democrats; the rest (27) have been Republicans. This report includes alphabetical listing of black members, selected biographical information, and committee assignments during their tenure in office.
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Colleges and Universities Attended by Senators of the 107th Congress

Colleges and Universities Attended by Senators of the 107th Congress

Date: January 2, 2002
Creator: Amer, Mildred L
Description: This report identifies the colleges and universities attended by Senators serving in the 107th Congress. Where available in published sources, the degrees earned are also listed.
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Colleges and Universities Attended by Senators of the 109th Congress

Colleges and Universities Attended by Senators of the 109th Congress

Date: September 13, 2005
Creator: Amer, Mildred L
Description: This report identifies the colleges and universities attended by Senators serving in the 109th Congress. Where available in published sources, the degrees earned are also listed.
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Congressional Gifts and Travel: Legislative Proposals for the 109th Congress

Congressional Gifts and Travel: Legislative Proposals for the 109th Congress

Date: January 17, 2006
Creator: Amer, Mildred L
Description: The House and Senate examined their rules on the acceptance of gifts and travel expenses. Press accounts of alleged excesses in privately funded congressional travel and gifts, particularly from lobbyists, have provided an impetus for proposed changes in the 109th Congress. This report provides an analysis of the proposals for change introduced or discussed in the 109th Congress and will be updated as events warrant.
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Congressional Gifts and Travel, Legislative Proposals for the 109th Congress

Congressional Gifts and Travel, Legislative Proposals for the 109th Congress

Date: November 8, 2005
Creator: Amer, Mildred L
Description: None
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Congressional Record: Its Production, Distribution, and Accessibility

Congressional Record: Its Production, Distribution, and Accessibility

Date: July 17, 2003
Creator: Amer, Mildred L
Description: The Congressional Record is the most widely recognized published account of the debates and activities in Congress. The Record often reflects the intent of Congress in enacting legislation. This fact sheet is one of a series on the legislative process.
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The First Day of a New Congress: A Guide to Proceedings on the House Floor

The First Day of a New Congress: A Guide to Proceedings on the House Floor

Date: May 23, 2003
Creator: Amer, Mildred L
Description: This report focuses on the floor activities of the House during its first formal session in a new Congress, and serves as a guide for participating in or watching these proceedings.
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The First Day of a New Congress: A Guide to Proceedings on the Senate Floor

The First Day of a New Congress: A Guide to Proceedings on the Senate Floor

Date: August 18, 2005
Creator: Amer, Mildred L
Description: None
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The First Day of a New Congress: A Guide to Proceedings on the Senate Floor

The First Day of a New Congress: A Guide to Proceedings on the Senate Floor

Date: November 1, 2000
Creator: Amer, Mildred L
Description: None
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The First Day of a New Congress: A Guide to Proceedings on the Senate Floor

The First Day of a New Congress: A Guide to Proceedings on the Senate Floor

Date: June 27, 2003
Creator: Amer, Mildred L
Description: None
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Guide to Individuals Seated on the Senate Dais

Guide to Individuals Seated on the Senate Dais

Date: July 16, 2003
Creator: Amer, Mildred L
Description: This report is a brief summary of House and Senate procedures for reaching agreement on legislation. It discusses the provisions of House Rule XXII and Senate Rule XXVIII as well as other applicable rules, precedents, and practices. The report focuses on the most common and customary procedures.
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House and Senate Chaplains

House and Senate Chaplains

Date: May 20, 2005
Creator: Amer, Mildred L
Description: None
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House and Senate Chaplains

House and Senate Chaplains

Date: July 18, 2003
Creator: Amer, Mildred L
Description: None
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Major Leadership Election Contests in the House of Representatives, 94th - 107th Congresses

Major Leadership Election Contests in the House of Representatives, 94th - 107th Congresses

Date: November 30, 2001
Creator: Amer, Mildred L
Description: None
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Major Leadership Election Contests in the Senate: A 27-Year Survey

Major Leadership Election Contests in the Senate: A 27-Year Survey

Date: November 14, 2001
Creator: Amer, Mildred L
Description: None
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Members of the U.S. Congress Who Have Died of Other Than Natural Causes While in Office

Members of the U.S. Congress Who Have Died of Other Than Natural Causes While in Office

Date: March 13, 2002
Creator: Amer, Mildred L
Description: None
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Membership of the 107th Congress: A Profile

Membership of the 107th Congress: A Profile

Date: January 10, 2001
Creator: Amer, Mildred L
Description: None
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Membership of the 107th Congress: A Profile

Membership of the 107th Congress: A Profile

Date: December 19, 2001
Creator: Amer, Mildred L
Description: None
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Membership of the 107th Congress: A Profile

Membership of the 107th Congress: A Profile

Date: August 1, 2002
Creator: Amer, Mildred L
Description: None
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Membership of the 108th Congress: A Profile

Membership of the 108th Congress: A Profile

Date: May 8, 2003
Creator: Amer, Mildred L
Description: None
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Membership of the 108th Congress: A Profile

Membership of the 108th Congress: A Profile

Date: September 1, 2004
Creator: Amer, Mildred L
Description: None
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Membership of the 109th Congress: A Profile

Membership of the 109th Congress: A Profile

Date: May 31, 2005
Creator: Amer, Mildred L
Description: None
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