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Earl Gregg Swem Library

Lobbying Registrations

Categories: Congress,Lobbying

Provides data and information on lobbying and lobbyists from House and Senate registration records.  Search by lobbyist, lobbying firm, client, or issue.  Covers 79 issue categories.  From ProPublica


Congressional Record Bound Edition

Categories: Congress,History

Now contains a digitized version of the Congressional Record from the first issue in 1873 through to 1998.  From the Government Publishing Office’s GovInfo


Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act Abuses at the DOJ and FBI HPSCI Majority Staff Memo

Categories: Congress,Crime/Justice,Headlines,Spying/Intelligence

Controversial memo prepared by the Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee which accuses the Department of Justice and FBI of surveillance abuses.  From the White House, posted by SCRIBD


Senate Judiciary Committee Interview with Glenn Simpson, August 22, 2017

Categories: Congress,Great Britain,Presidency,Russia

Transcript of testimony of the British intelligence agent, compiler of the so-called Russia dossier, who warned the FBI that then-presidential candidate Donald Trump might be subject to blackmail from Russia.  The transcript was released by Senator Dianne Feinstein on 1/9/18.

From the Senate Committee on the Judiciary


Cost Estimate for the Conference Agreement on H.R. 1

Categories: Congress,Govt Finance,Headlines,Laws/Regulations,Taxes

Presents findings of Congress’s budget score-keeper on the effects of the House-Senate conference committee agreement on the Tax Cut bill.  Finds the bill if passed as presented would raise the government’s deficit by $1.4 trillion over the next 10 years.  From the Congressional Budget Office


Final Report Summarizing Findings of the Review of Designations Under the Antiquities Act

Categories: Congress,Environment,Headlines,Natural Resources,Presidency,Property Rights,Recreation/Travel

Final report of the Secretary of the Interior which reviews the Antiquities Act of 1906 and the relative roles of the legislation and executive branch in declaring monuments.  Reviews and provides recommendations for all monuments designated from 1996 to the present.  From the Interior Department


Government Printing, Publications, and Digital Information Management: Issues and Challenges

Categories: Congress,Govt Information,Laws/Regulations

Examines problems and questions involving the present and future of federal government information with attention to the Joint Committee on Printing, the Federal Depository Library Program, and the management of government information in the future.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by


Russia and 2016 Election Investigations

Categories: Congress,Elections/Campaigns,Presidency,Telecommunications/Internet

Features executives of Facebook, Google, and Twitter at a hearing of the Senate Intelligence Committee on the topic of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election through manipulation of social media.  From C-Span


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