Monitoring Congress

Extensive coverage of the U.S. Congress, including live and recorded coverage of House and Senate floor proceedings, is available through C-SPAN.

Current and archived vote records are available at the House of Representatives and Senate websites.

Students, faculty and staff at the University of Kansas also have access to in-depth reporting on U.S. Congress and the federal government through KU Libraries.


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Curiosity sparks KU paleontologist Chris Beard’s quest for man’s ancient cousins When he’s not scrutinizing ancient primate fossils in his KU lab, world-renowned paleontologist Chris Beard (http://bit.ly/1w3TQSj) is out stalking human evolutionary ancestors in remote corners of Libya, Turkey, China, Myanmar, Kazakhstan, Cambodia, Egypt, Tunisia, or Kenya. Beard, who came to KU as a Foundation Distinguished Professor, has a passion for being out in the middle of nowhere and making a discovery — “There’s nothing better than that. It’s fabulous.”


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