The Congressional Record is one of several apps that have moved legislative information into the mobile-device era.

The Congressional Record is one of several apps that have moved legislative information into the mobile-device era.

Tuesday, Feb 03 12 p.m. (ET)

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Don Beyer at a political event last May, while he was running for his first term in Congress.

Don Beyer at a political event last May, while he was running for his first term in Congress.

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A Northern cartoonist's portrayal of when South Carolina Rep. Preston Brooks entered the Senate chamber in May 1856 and <a href="https://www.senate.gov/artandhistory/history/minute/The_Caning_of_Senator_Charles_Sumner.htm">savagely caned</a> Massachusetts Sen. Charles Sumner, who had earlier given a contentious speech on whether Kansas should be admitted to the union as a slave state or a free state.

A Northern cartoonist's portrayal of when South Carolina Rep. Preston Brooks entered the Senate chamber in May 1856 and savagely caned Massachusetts Sen. Charles Sumner, who had earlier given a contentious speech on whether Kansas should be admitted to the union as a slave state or a free state.

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