The Congressional Record is the official record of speeches given on the floors of the House and Senate. It is published daily when Congress is in session. At the back of each daily issue is the "Daily Digest," which summarizes the day's floor and committee activities.
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Debates in Congress are written down and entered into the Congressional Record, often with other materials that congress people request be added in as well. It comes in two forms: the daily edition and the bound edition. You should indicate which version you're citing. Note that the speaker's name comes first. Add the state to reduce confusion.
[Sen. or Rep.] Last Name (Abbreviated state.). "Title of Section," Congressional Record [volume number], Pt. [part number] (day mon. year) p[p]. [page range].
Rep. Coats (Ind.). "Hats off to IU Hoosiers," Congressional Record 133, Pt. 6 (31 Mar. 1987) p. 7336.
[Sen. or Rep.] Name (Abbreviated state.). "Title of Section," Congressional Record (day mon. year). Daily ed. [page range].
Rep. Coats (Ind.). "Hats off to IU Hoosiers," Congressional Record (31 Mar. 1987) H1626.