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Almanac of American Politics
Main Library Reference JK 271 .B343
Provides a brief political history of each state and Congressional district in the U.S., with profiles of each of the incumbent governors, senators, and representatives.
Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1996
Main Library Reference JK 1010 .A5
Profiles members of the Continental Congress, Sept. 5, 1774, to Oct. 21, 1788, and the Congress of the United States from the 1st through the 104th Congresses, Mar. 4, 1789, to Jan. 3, 1997.
Facts about the Presidents
Main Library Reference E 176.1 .K3 2009
Information about the lives, backgrounds, and terms in office of every American president, George Washington to Barack Obama, plus facts about the Executive Office itself. The 2001 edition is available in an online version.
Who's Who in American Politics
Main Library Reference E 176 .W6424 (latest 2 years)
Brief biographical information on about 30,000 individuals. The entries in the latest edition are available in the online database