National Affairs: 183 to 161

". . . For this reason I gladly join the gentleman from Connecticut in revolt against the President of the United States."

It was not an unusual remark for Representative Garrett of Tennessee, the Democratic floor leader. But who was the "gentleman from Connecticut?" As everyone knows, there are no Democratic Congressmen from Connecticut. The gentleman referred to was Representative John Quillin Tilson, duly elected leader of Republican forces on the floor of the House. Next to him sat Speaker Nicholas Longworth, who had just added his emphatic voice to the revolt against President...

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