THE CONGRESS: Legislative Week: Jul. 5, 1926

The Senate—

¶Rejected the McNary-Haugen Farm Relief Bill by a vote of 45 to 39; turned to other farm measures.

¶Heard rich, polished Senator Phipps of Colorado, unofficial campaign chief of the Republican cohorts, expatiate on the abundant blessings realized by the country in seven years of Republican control in Congress, setting forth this record—tax reduction, public debt shrinkage, protective tariff, prosperity, liberty bonds at par—as the platform for Republican legislators seeking re-election this fall.

¶Passed a resolution introduced by busy-buzzing Senator Caraway of Arkansas requiring Secretary of Agriculture Jardine to explain his connection...

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