The word congress is a noun. Congress means (1) the act of sexual procreation between a man and a woman; the man's penis is inserted into the woman's vagina and excited until orgasm and ejaculation occur, (2) a meeting of elected or appointed representatives, (3) a national legislative assembly.
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- Library of Congress Online Catalog
The Library of Congress
Online Catalog contains records for over 110 million items in a variety of formats and languages. The catalog information for many of these items has appeared in a number of traditional card catalogs located in the Library. Much of the information in these catalogs is also searchable over the Internet.
- Library of Congress - LOC
The United States' Library of Congress
is the oldest federal cultural institution in the nation and serves as Congress' research arm. Its collections include millions of books and photos as well as recordings, maps and manuscripts.
- Bank Supervision
created the Federal Reserve System in 1913. Learn about the role of the Fed in establishing competitive banking practices, protecting consumer transactions, and assuring stable markets.
- History of the Federal Reserve
created the Federal Reserve System in 1913 as a means to supervise U.S. banking. Learn more about the Federal Reserve and how it controls our financial system.
- Advisory Council on Historic Preservation
The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation is an independent Federal agency that promotes the preservation, enhancement, and productive use of our Nation's historic resources and advises the President and Congress
on national historic preservation policy.
- American University
American University, located in Washington D.C., was founded in 1893 by an act of Congress. There are more than 5000 undergraduates, 3000 graduate students, and almost 600 faculty. AU also has a law school. Information about the school, applying, visiting, and much more is available on the website.
- Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
The FDIC is an independent agency created by Congress
that maintains the stability and public confidence in the nation's financial system by insuring deposits, examining and supervising financial institutions, and managing receiverships. The website has news, quick links for types of users, information about industries, consumer protection, and special features such help for ID theft.
- Girl Scouts of the United States
This is the official website for the Girl Scouts. The Girl Scouts were founded by Juliette Gorden Low in 1912 and chartered by Congress
in 1950. Today there are almost 4 million Girl Scouts, girls and adults. The website features news, how to join, donate, and volunteer, plus a shop for buying girl scout apparel and other items. There is also a section on Girl Scout history, which is available in several languages.
- LSC: Legal Services Corporation
LSC, created by Congress
in 1974, is charged with providing equal access to justice for all Americans. It strives to provide low-income Americans with high-quality civil legal assistance. It also provides grants to local legal services organizations. On the website, users can find LSC program information and learn where to obtain legal aid in each State. Current news from the Office and success story links are included on the site.
- National Conference of State Legislatures
The NCSL is a bipartisan organization that serves the legislators and staffs of the nation's fifty states, its commonwealths, and its territories. It provides research, technical assistance, and opportunities for policymakers to exchange ideas about current state issues. It is an effective advocate for the interests of state governments before Congress
and federal government agencies.
- United States National Science Foundation
The NSF is an independent federal agency created by Congress
in 1950 to promote the progress of science, advance national health, prosperity and welfare, and to secure the national defense. The Foundation supports all fields of fundamental science and engineering. On the website, users can find news, information about funding, awards, discoveries, publications, statistics, and more.
- American Nurses Association
This is the official website for the American Nurses Association representing 2.9 million nurses. The Association lobbies Congress
and regulatory agencies on health care issues affecting nurses and the public. The website has information about membership and benefits for joining. There is also information about ANA publications, including OJIN, an online journal.
Roll Call was founded in 1955 with the mission of providing news coverage of the people, politics, and process of Congress. Rollcall.com is the online version. On it, users can find breaking news, the agendas of both houses and their committees, information about bills, vested interests, transcripts, lobbying reports, the Budget, opinion columns, and much more.
- National Mining Association
The National Mining Association is the voice of the American mining industry, representing its members before Congress, regulatory agencies, and the media. NMA's mission is to build support for public policies that will help America fully and responsibly utilize its coal and mineral resources.
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