90th United States Congress

90th United States Congress

The ninetieth United States Congress was a meeting of the legislative branch of the United States federal government, composed of the United States Senate and the United States House of Representatives. It met in Washington, DC from January 3, 1967 to January 3, 1969, during the last two years of the second administration of U.S. President Lyndon Johnson.

The apportionment of seats in this House of Representatives was based on the Eighteenth Census of the United States in 1960. Both chambers had a Democratic majority.

For ten days in this Congress (December 24, 1968 through January 3, 1969), the Senate contained all ten of the longest-serving Senators in history. This period stretched from the installation of Ted Stevens after his special-election victory to the retirement of Carl Hayden early the next year.

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