CONGRESS: Caucuses

Both parties in Senate and House held their caucuses before Congress assembled.

Senate Republicans. Mr. Lodge of Massachusetts was re-elected as floor leader of his party in the Senate. Mr. Curtis of Kansas was chosen as Senate whip. The progressives—La Follette, Brookhart, Norris, Ladd and Frazier, were not present. The two Farmer Laborites, Shipstead and Johnson of Minnesota, did not attend, as they had contemplated doing, for fear such action might be misinterpreted in Minnesota. In half an hour, with small fuss, the conference was over.


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