Contacting Congress

Here is the main number for Congress – the Senate and House – in Washington, DC:

House & Senate: 202 225-3121

White House: 202 456-1111

Toll-free numbers, sponsored by a variety of sources, come and go, so this list may not be current (although we try to update it often).

If you find dead numbers here, or know of numbers we could/should add, drop an email to thom at


We are also listing here good local organizations around the country for people who want to get involved in politics (if you'd like your group listed here, let us know):

Blue Wave NJ
Marin Peace and Justice Coalition

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