The Prosecution Rests

Donahue, Elizabeth
May 1955
New Republic;5/23/55, Vol. 132 Issue 21, p9
The article focuses on the U.S. Democratic majority that in the present U.S. Congress is relying on prayer alone. It has been a time-honored technique for a party out of power to build popular support for the next election by vigorous investigation. The age and outlook of the senior Democrats in the Senate is another explanation of the failure to pry open the lid on the U.S. Administration errors. The Administration is forced to clear important bills and appointments with them. The clash of personal ambitions also helps deaden Democratic initiatives.


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