TITLE

The Congressional Contest

PUB. DATE
October 1940
SOURCE
New Republic;10/7/40, Vol. 103 Issue 15, Special Section p497
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents information on several Senators and Representatives who supports the New Deal policies of U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt for the third term. Prospects of Senator Robert M. La Follette Jr. of Wisconsin in the Senate election; Information that Senator Joseph C. O'Mahoney has generally supported the New Deal, but he was the author of the scathing majority report on the Supreme Court reorganization bill of Roosevelt; Argument that the rigid committee system of the House handicaps the New Dealers, requiring them to have proportionately greater voting strength; Supporters of the economic policy of Roosevelt in the House include, Representatives Arthur T. Healey, Abe Murdock, Frank E. Hook, J.J. Dempsey and others.
ACCESSION #
14750246

 

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