National Affairs: A Paper Majority

The loss of a Senator from Colorado, and the quite possible loss of one from Minnesota, seriously endangers if it does not wipe out the Republican majority in the Senate next December. To be sure, conceding the loss of both seats, the Republicans will still have a paper majority of six. But a paper majority is not a voting majority, when it includes La Follette, Brookhart, Norris, Frazer, Norbeck & Co.

The situation will be fraught with possibilities. As Senator Moses, Chairman of the Republican Senatorial Committee admitted: " It will rest with Robert...

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