Learn more about Karen L. Haas, the Clerk of the U.S. House of Representatives, and her role in facilitating the legislative process.
Visit the Clerk of the House YouTube Channel to learn about Florence Kahn, an extraordinary Congressional widow turned legislator, and hear excerpts from interviews conducted as part of the House Oral History Project.
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What Is Congress?
The House Officers play integral roles in the day-to-day functioning of the U.S. House of Representatives. Learn about their duties and responsibilities.
How Laws Are Made
Creating, debating, and voting on legislation is the U.S. House of Representatives' primary responsibility, but the House is just one part of the legislative process.
Art & History
Read about select House events in Historical Highlights.