THE CONGRESS: Legislative Week: Jan. 25, 1926

The Senate—

¶ Affirmed the right of Gerald P. Nye to be a Senator as appointed by the Governor of North Dakota, by vote of 41 to 39.

¶ Debated the World Court at length.

¶ Confirmed the appointment of Richard V. Taylor to be a member of the Interstate Commerce Commission.

The House—

¶ Passed the Interior Department Appropriation Bill carrying $234,000,000 for 1926-27. (Bill went to the Senate.)

¶ Accepted the resignation of Representative John W. Langley of Kentucky.

¶Debated at length and finally passed the debt-funding agreement of the U. S. with Italy, by a vote of...

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