About the Congressional Record Index

The Congressional Record Index facilitates efficient, topical access to remarks and activities by Members, individuals, and organizations, and legislative business mentioned in the Congressional Record.

Searching the Congressional Record Index

From the Congressional Record Index main page, you can browse or search by Congress and session.

Use the alphabet ribbon to browse the index.

Enter a word or phrase in the query box to search the index terms. Use the checkbox below to include the full index entries in your search.

Viewing Congressional Record Index Results

Select an index term from the browse or search results list to see the full index entry. Index entries include a brief description of the reference in the Congressional Record and a linked Congressional Record page number and the date of the daily issue in the format "S1234 [19JA]" (page 1234 in the Senate section from the January 19 issue for that year).