Congressional Directory for the 115th Congress

News August 24, 2018 - GPO releases the official directory of the 115th U.S. Congress


The Congressional Directory is the official directory of the U.S. Congress, prepared by the Joint Committee on Printing, and includes:

  • Short biographies of each member of the Senate and House, listed by state or district.
  • Committee memberships, terms of service, administrative assistants and/or secretaries, and room and telephone numbers for Members of Congress.
  • Lists of officials of the courts, military establishments, and other Federal departments and agencies, including D.C. government officials, governors of states and territories, foreign diplomats, and members of the press, radio, and television galleries.

Congressional Directory for the 115th Congress
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