Will the New Deal Die in Congress?

Dilliard, Irving
January 1943
New Republic;1/4/43, Vol. 108 Issue 1, p17
Discusses prospects of the New Deal leaders in the U.S. Congress House Ways and Means Committee. Prospects for the majority party on Ways and Means; Opportunity for fifty-five Democratic vacancies on "select" standing committees; Impact of a loss of nine Democratic seats in the Senate on the majority membership in the upper chamber; Defeat of Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee; Failure of the New Deal leaders in the final weeks of the old Congress.


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