Explore current and historical political parties, map party control, and learn about polarization.
Although President Johnson had earlier admitted the former Confederate States of America, Congress refused to seat their congressional delegations until passing HR1058 along party lines.
Learn the story of a place through the people that represented it through history
Visualize the 115th House of Representatives and its members, compare it with the past
President Reagan's nominee for Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, Robert Bork, found his nomination defeated in the Senate. His name subsequently became a verb, meaning 'to attack or defeat a nominee unfairly through an organized campaign of harsh public criticism or vilification'.