Visualize the first time in history a cabinet nominee's confirmation ended in a tie.
Visualize the 115th Senate and its members, compare it with the past
Use the 'tabular view' to quickly check NOMINATE scores
Explore the votes of Hattie Wyatt Caraway, the first woman elected to the Senate
In 1999, Congress repealed the 65 year old Glass-Steagall provisions, which required banks to separate investments and deposits.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.