More David Lightman tips on covering Congress, from a National Press Foundation session

Tapping C-SPAN’s Vast Video Archive,” a National Press Foundation session with Jeremy Art, a social media senior specialist for C-SPAN who describes how to find, edit and embed into stories videos from congressional action dating to the 1980s

U.S. House of Representatives, quarterly spending reports

U.S. House of Representatives Office of the Clerk, public disclosure reports dealing with member finances, travel and other spending

Information on becoming a member of congressional media galleries:

U.S. Senate Press Gallery: John Mulligan, senior staffer; email:  Twitter: @SenatePress; website:  Phone: (202) 224-0241

Information on getting congressional press credentials here.

U.S. House Press Gallery: Annie Tin, director; email:   Twitter: @housepressannie; website:  Phone: (202) 225-3945

House Radio-Television Correspondents’ Gallery: Olga Ramirez Kornacki, director; email:  Twitter: @HouseRadioTV; website:  Phone: 202-225-5214