How Can I Learn More?

The Center on Congress is dedicated to helping American citizens understand the role and work of Congress. Explore the resources in this section to get more in-depth information about a variety of topics that will strengthen your knowledge of Congressional issues so you can vote and participate with confidence.

How Congress Works and Why You Should Care: This book by Lee Hamilton is an introduction to the functions and vital role of Congress.
Strengthening Congress: Lee Hamilton makes the case for a stronger Congress and a more engaged citizenry in order to ensure responsive and effective democracy.
Teaching with Primary Sources: Get closer to history and to the experiences of people who have shaped America.
Surveys on Congress: Find out what Americans think about how Congress is doing its job.