Explore the 112th Senate

Democrats hold a majority, but the 60 seats they controlled two years ago has fallen to 53.

Explore the 112th House

After four years in the minority, Republicans took back the House in 2010 with help from tea party backed candidates.

Recent key votes

Senate | Agreed to

$956.4 billion package authorizes the end of billions of dollars in direct subsidy payments to ...

House | Passed

$956.4 billion farm bill makes significant changes to the nation's farm support programs, but also ...

Senate | Agreed to

$1.1 trillion omnibus spending package funds government activities through the end of fiscal year 2014.

House | Passed

$1.1 trillion omnibus spending bill funds government activities through the end of the fiscal year

Senate | Agreed to

Two-year budget outline for funding the government through 2015 negotiated by Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) ...

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