The Score on Congress

August 1943
New Republic;8/2/43, Vol. 109 Issue 5, p156
Comments on Speaker Sam Rayburn's address to the U.S. House of Representatives, in which he applauded the members for efficiently completing their jobs. View that the Congress had talked a great deal about inflation but had not done anything about it; View that the coalition has brought defeat to almost every phase of the President's Hold-the-Line program against the rising cost of living; Details of the twenty House roll calls and the eighteen Senate roll calls recorded in the voting chart; Split among the Democrats along sectional lines and on labor and civil-liberties measures; Split among the Republicans on labor and foreign policy.


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