Rules and Radicals

The first victory of the 68th Congress fell, at least nominally, to the Republican insurgents. It remains to be seen what they will gain by it.

After two days of fruitless balloting for a Speaker of the House, the insurgent leaders, Nelson of Wisconsin, Woodruff of Michigan and La Guardia of New York entered conference with majority Floor Leader Longworth.

On the following noon when the House assembled, Mr. Nelson announced that "mutual assurances" had been given:

1) That the rules of the 67th Congress should be adopted for...

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