CONGRESS: The Senate Week Dec. 19, 1927

Work Done. The U. S. Senators:

¶ Met, swore new members, notified the President and the House, elected a new chaplain.†

¶ Read the President's Message.

¶ Debated whether or not to seat two members-elect; voted not to seat them pending further report of an investigating committee on corruption charges.

¶ Voted to investigate charges that Mexico had plotted to bribe four U. S. Senators.

¶ Acclaimed a House bill conferring the Congressional medal on Colonel Charles Augustus Lindbergh; sent it to the President.

Senators-Suspect. There were two men, two charges, two issues. Senators-elect William...

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