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The LexisNexis® Congressional Hearings Digital Collection provides digital access to two retrospective collections and a prospective collection of current hearings as an optional module available through LexisNexis Congressional or as a stand-alone product. The LexisNexis Congressional Hearings Digital Collection includes abstracting, indexing, bibliographic information, and searchable PDFs for Congressional hearings from 1824-present.

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  • Bill number, public law number, or Statutes at Large citation

  • Committee name

  • Date

  • Geographical index term

  • Keyword

  • LexisNexis accession number

  • Subject index term

  • SuDoc number

  • Title

  • Witness name

  • Witness affiliation

Highlights of what's covered:

  • Abstracts and indexing for all published and unpublished hearings from 1824- present

  • Abstracts and indexing for e-hearings made public on the House Education and Workforce Committee Democratic staff website

  • Abstracts and indexing for e-hearings made available on official websites of committees, including minority staff websites

  • Abstracts and indexing for hearings convened by Members of the minority

  • Searchable PDFs