Introducing Friends of the Institute

As a tribute to Senator Kennedy's 47-year career, gifts of $47 and up recognize you as a Friend of the Institute.


Experiencing Exhibits FAQ’s: Digital Exhibit


Ever wonder about the United States Senate? At the Kennedy Institute we are constantly answering questions and asking questions about the “World’s Greatest Deliberative Body.” Join a Kennedy Institute interpreter who will answer some of the most commonly asked questions about the Senate in fun videos that last about 5 minutes.

What is the Great Compromise?

Do Senators Sit by State in the Senate Chamber?

Do Washington, D.C. and the U.S. territories have Senators?

Does Seniority Matter in the Senate?