The Unholy Alliance

May 1944
New Republic;5/8/44, Vol. 110 Issue 19, p658
Focuses on the alliance between Democratic legislators and Republican legislators of the Southern states in order to defeat the U.S. administration on important progressive bills. Attitude of legislators while voting on an issue in the Senate and House of Representatives in the U.S. Facts about Senators and Representatives for voting on the side of progressivism revealed by records of two houses; Tendency of legislators to ignore roll call on important questions in the U.S. Congress; Opposition of progressives by a coalition of conservatives in two main political parties of the country; Agenda of the alliance against U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt; Appeal to voters for voting against such legislators and vote sensibly in elections to prevent such situation in the U.S. Congress.


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