If you have any issues accessing the New York Times articles linked to in this section, please select the LexisNexis Academic Universe database and simply copy and paste the title in the Lexis search bar to locate the NYT article.
On this LibGuide, you'll find information on members of Congress that will assist you with your judicial nomination hearing simulation including:
• Biographical information
• Committee membership
• Key votes & voting records
• Public statements
• Interest group ratings from select groups
The resources listed in this box will include most of the aforementioned information. Please refer to other sections for more specific resources.
Politics in America
JK1010 .P64 | Latest volume at Ekstrom Reference desk
The Almanac of American Politics
JK1012 .A44 | Latest volume at Ekstrom Reference desk
Congressional Staff Directory
JK1012 .C65 | Latest volume at Ekstrom Reference desk
x JK1 .N28 | also available online at nationaljournal.com
Information compiled from government resources like THOMAS in an easy-to-use, interactive format.
While most resources in General Resources identify interest group ratings, you can also search the websites of interest groups to find their ratings of individual members of Congress. Refer to Project Vote Smart under "General Resources" for Interest Group Ratings by Congress member. Here are examples of specific interest groups and their ratings for each member of Congress: