Political Shenanigans

June 1944
New Republic;6/5/44, Vol. 110 Issue 23, p763
Focuses on several political developments of the U.S. Plans of the U.S. House to reorganize the special House Committees on Campaign Expenditures. Concerns of members of the House over the funds provided to Senator W. Lee O'Daniel for carrying out the anti- administration campaign being conducted in Texas; Information that the Campaign Expenditures is to be made up of five members, three from the majority party and two from the minority; List of members who are nominated for the Committee; Resolution passed by Senator Clinton P. Anderson for the creation of a special committee; Adoption of Anderson's resolution by the House Rules Committee, with a slight amendment; Increase in the size of the committee to seven; Investigation of the activities of the Congress of Industrial Organization's Political Action Committee, through this committee; Proposal of a constitutional amendment to limit federal income, inheritance, gift and estate taxes, to 25 percent; Information on the visit of Vice-President Henry Wallace to the Soviet Union and China; Opposition of Republicans against the Full Employment Practice Commission.


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