Explore current and historical political parties, map party control, and learn about polarization.
Visualize the 115th House of Representatives and its members, compare it with the past
In 1999, Congress repealed the 65 year old Glass-Steagall provisions, which required banks to separate investments and deposits.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.
Visualize the 115th Senate and its members, compare it with the past
The Senate's attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act narrowly failed due to a surprise defection by Sen. John McCain