CQ Almanac is an annual reference source that reports on the annual activities of the U.S. Congress. It was published from 1945-2020. It contains original narrative accounts of every major piece of legislation that lawmakers considered during a congressional session. Comprehensive roll call votes for all major legislation are included.
CQ Almanac can be searched or browsed by keyword, year, decade, or topic. It also includes a Policy Tracker tool to see how major policies have changed over time, and it includes a Series Appendix section with detailed summaries and tables, such as:
- Conservative Coalition Tables
- CQ Key Votes Tables
- Floor Votes Tables
- Interest Group Ratings
- Party Unity Tables
- Presidential Messages
- Presidential Support Tables
- Public Laws
- Voting Participation Tables
- Additional Material, Selected Volumes
This database is the electronic counterpart of the print publication Congressional Quarterly Almanac.
1945 – 2020