THE CONGRESS: Legislative Week: Jul. 12, 1926

The Senate—

¶ Rejected the Fess Bill for farm relief, 54 to 26. Passed minor Co-operative Marketing Bill. (See below). ¶ Ordered the Judiciary Committee to inquire into the handling of the "bread trust" cases by the Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission. Senator La Follette, son of the late Robert M. ("Fighting Bob") La Follette, has taken up this matter as his first national fight. ¶ Passed the last appropriation bill, the second general deficiency, carrying a total of $44,000,000 with the House approving it the same day....

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