Congressional Debates are the records of the speeches and debates that occurred on the floor of the United States House of Representatives or the United States Senate. Congressional Debates are in four series: the Annals of Congress, the Congressional Globe, the Register of Debates, and the Congressional Record.
Title Dates Location/Database
Annals of Congress 1789 - 1824 HeinOnline http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/amlaw/lwac.html
Register of Debates 1824 - 1837 HeinOnline http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/amlaw/lwrd.html
Congressional Globe 1833 - 1873 HeinOnline http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/amlaw/lwcg.html
Congressional Record 1873 - 1875 HeinOnline http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/amlaw/lwcr.html
Congressional Record 1994 - present GPO Access http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/browse/collection.action?collectionCode=CREC