Election Blues

T. R. B.
November 1942
New Republic;11/16/42, Vol. 107 Issue 20, p638
Discusses the results and consequences of the recent Presidential election in the U.S. and various associated socio-economic matters. Analysis of the existence of isolationism in the U.S. politics; Evaluation of the Republican party as a part or form of anti-war party; Possibility of a protest by American voters in reelecting existing legislators after the so-claimed failures in the war affairs; Warning of politicians to the President regarding threats of the post-election ineffectiveness of public administration, including, price control, and rationing; Opinion that the most remarkable thing about the election was that the Republican sweep stopped short of depriving the Democrats of numerical control of the House; Discussion over the significance of the New Deal in regaining the public confidence; Information regarding state political developments.


Related Articles

  • Thieves Fall Out.  // New Republic;11/23/38, Vol. 97 Issue 1251, p73 

    Comments on political developments in the U.S. Steps that the Republican Party needs to take to increase the chances of victory in the presidential elections; Need for the Democratic party to ensure that it does not lose New York; Four candidates who are certain to carry the state; Position of...

  • Washington Notes. T. R. B. // New Republic;6/17/40, Vol. 102 Issue 25, p822 

    Focuses on the various socio-political issues in the U.S., specially the current rise in war hysteria among American people concerning possibilities of the U.S. war with Germany. Blame for the rise of this rumor on Senator of Florida, A. Pepper, who is also a New Dealer and spokesperson of...

  • Action !  // Saturday Evening Post;6/24/1933, Vol. 205 Issue 52, p20 

    Comments on the administration of U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt as of June 1933. Response of people in the U.S. to the New Deal; Limitations of emergency measures enacted by the Congress; Warlike character of government policies.

  • WHERE IN THE USA? Kowalski, Kathiann M. // Cobblestone;Mar2008, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p34 

    The article describes several federal, state and local projects funded by agencies during the implementation of the New Deal program in the U.S.

  • Candidates prepare to attack as election day approaches. Hill, John // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);10/14/2002, Vol. 23 Issue 16, p29 

    Comments on the preparations of candidates for the 2002 legislative elections in the United States. Launching of advertisements by the Democratic and Republican Parties attacking each others' positions on significant issues; Observations of the changes in the attack strategy of Republican...

  • The follies.  // Campaigns & Elections (1996);Dec98/Jan99, Vol. 19 Issue 12, p9 

    Chronicles achievements and blunders committed by political candidates in the United States during the 1998 elections. Includes election of former professional wrestler Jesse Ventura as governor of Minnesota; Money spent by defeated California gubernatorial candidate Al Checchi; Re-election of...

  • Preempting Quality Challengers in House Elections. Krasno, Jonathan S.; Green, Donald Philip // Journal of Politics;Nov88, Vol. 50 Issue 4, p920 

    Compares the influence of several different strategic considerations which attract or dissuade good challengers in United States House elections. Types of candidates who challenge incumbents for election to the House of Representatives; Important quality of a challenger; Investigation of the...

  • Expect a Gulf of Tonkin ploy. Hill, David // Hill;3/2/2011, Vol. 18 Issue 26, p14 

    The author discusses the social issues that will be tackled by the candidates and political parties in the 2012 U.S. elections.

  • Electoral incentives, public policy, and the New Deal realignment. Fleck, Robert K. // Southern Economic Journal;Jan99, Vol. 65 Issue 3, p377 

    Develops a model of the effects of electoral incentives on policy, and applies the model to the New Deal realignment. Policy as outcome of agenda-setter game between president and legislators; New Deal spending and roll call voting patterns in the House of Representatives supporting the model;...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics