Congress Adjourns

June 1938
New Republic;6/29/38, Vol. 95 Issue 1230, p200
Focuses on the developments manifested in the session of the U.S. Congress. Prominence of the new appropriation with the wages-and-hours law as a close second; Failure of Congress to follow the recommendations of President Franklin D. Roosevelt or its action in killing other progressive legislation; Victory of the president's congressional opponents in a frontal attack with the defeat of the reorganization bill; Success of conservative Southern Democrats in side-tracking the anti-lynching bill; Power of the House Rules Committee to decide whether bills shall come before the House.


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