A Congress to Win the War

May 1942
New Republic;5/18/42, Vol. 106 Issue 20, p683
Presents an analysis of the performance of the U.S. Congress in view of the forthcoming elections. Record of the activities of the Congressmen during the past sixteen months; Attempts by the U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt to repeal the arms embargo provision of the neutrality act in order to check the Nazis; Analysis of primary elections that are being held to determine party candidates for the coming Congressional elections in the U.S.; Analysis of the Lease-Lend Bill which was debated in the Congress on the issue of giving more power to the U.S. President; Challenges before the Congress regarding domestic and world affairs; Information on several bills that have been introduced and debated in the Congress; Information on of several obstructionist Congressmen.


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