Who is on a Congressional Committee?
A congressional committee is a legislative sub-organization in the United States Congress that handles a specific duty (rather than the general duties of Congress). Committee membership enables members to develop specialized knowledge of the matters under their jurisdiction. – From Wikipedia
Here are some resources you can use to look up how to contact a particular congressional committee or who is on it:
- The U.S. Congressional Committees page maintained by the Library of Congress provides a listing of Congressional Committees. Clicking those links will take you to official committee pages listing members and subcommittees.
Who is in the Congressional Staff?
Chief of staff, communications directors, etc. for members of Congress.
- The InsideGov Congressional Staff Directory allows you to identify Congressional Staff members.
- The Sunlight Foundation has a website listing staff members, although it hasn’t been updated since Sept. 2014.
Who is in the Congressional Leadership?
Looking for a page listing the Congressional leadership? Here is a resource providing a similar list.
- The U.S. House of Representatives Leadership page hosted by the House of Representatives.
- The U.S. Senate Leadership page hosted by the Senate.
Where can I look up the Current Congressional Schedule?
Done by scanning the official schedules online. Here are those schedules:
Who are the Members of Congress on Social Networking?
Tracking social networking usage by members Congress. Here are some good resources for this information:
- A twitter list of verified accounts of U.S. Members of Congress on Twitter. CSPAN maintains a similar twitter list.
- An Unofficial Government Social Media blog lists Senatorial Twitter and Facebook accounts