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Visualize the 115th Senate and its members, compare it with the past
Explore current and historical political parties, map party control, and learn about polarization.
The House of Representatives voted 421-1 to authorize the use of military force against the perpetrators of the September 11th attacks
In 1999, Congress repealed the 65 year old Glass-Steagall provisions, which required banks to separate investments and deposits. Critics allege this led to risky investment practices, and subsequently the 2008 financial crisis.