Capital Issues: Surprised

Will, George F.
July 1975
National Review;7/18/1975, Vol. 27 Issue 27, p763
The article focuses on various economic issues in the United States. A study conducted by the Democratic Study Group, an unofficial liberal organization of about two hundred Democrats in the House of Representatives, discovered that 120 of the 289 House Democrats sided with President Gerald R. Ford on at least one of Congress' first three unsuccessful veto-override attempts in 1975. These attempts involved bills increasing payments to farmers, imposing strict federal regulations on strip mining, and creating 900,000 public jobs. The Democratic Party's disarray reflects the fact that the nation is much more troubled by inflation than by unemployment.


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