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The Barack Obama Presidency--Selected Resources

Legislative summaries of the Obama Administration

The Congressional Publications database ovides access to a wealth of legislative materials.  In addition, the section Congress in Context  includes "specially created historical profiles to discover more about the setting, personnel and events which may have influenced the legislation created during a particular Congressional period".  Click on the link above and scroll down to Congress in Context to see each Congressional period of the Obama administration.  A brief overview of each session is provided as well as key legislation passed during that session.

Congress and the Nation offers comprehensive coverage of each presidential administration.  For the Obama administrations, please scroll to Vol. XIII and XIV.

"Since it was first published in 1946, CQ Almanac has been the definitive annual reference for studying the U.S. Congress. Building on the reporting and analysis done throughout the year by CQ's award-winning news staff, the Almanac offers original narrative accounts of every major piece of legislation that lawmakers considered during a congressional session."   Congressional sessions during the 111th through 114th are accessible.

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