A one of a kind interactive visualization that allows anyone to explore actual patterns of lawmaking in Congress.
Get the ‘big picture’
Compare the bills and resolutions introduced by Senators and Representatives and follow their progress from the beginning to the end of a two year Congress.
Dive deeper
Filter by topic, type of legislation, chamber, party, member, or even search for a specific bill.
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Data updated: 10/4/15 12:34 AM PDT
System Requirements
One of the following modern HTML5-compatible browsers is required to view Legislative Explorer: Internet Explorer 9+, Mozilla Firefox, Safari, Google Chrome.