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What exactly goes on in the U.S. Congress on a daily basis? This is a question that many people would like to know, and this website is a great way to find that out. The CapitolHearings.org site was created by C-SPAN in conjunction with Congressional Quarterly, and it provides detailed information about ongoing Congressional hearings and sessions, along with some fun trivia. Visitors can use the website to listen to gavel-to-gavel coverage of U.S. Senate Committee hearings, and there are a total of 26 hearing rooms that are included. On the homepage, visitors can view the current hearing schedule and access the full text of each item that is up for debate and discussion. Also, visitors can use the "Watch Congress" button to get easy access to the proceedings, and they can also search past hearings as well.

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  • Social Studies > General
  • Social Studies > United States Government
  • Social Studies > United States History

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    Social studies -- United States government,NSDL_SetSpec_internetscout,Social studies -- United States history,Social studies,Social studies -- Human behavior,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20120928104437541T,Social Sciences,NSDL

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