National Affairs: Senators

In Alexandria, Virginia's peppery little Carter Glass read Senator Borah's Detroit speech (see "Republicans"), and fulminated. He dug up Borah speeches in the Senate in 1919 which charged that the Hoover-headed Food Administration was "directed and controlled by" three of the "vast monopolies which control food in this country." Senator Borah had cited figures and said: "I do not want any man to operate a trust fund by my vote who thinks that those figures represent decency or honesty."

At Leonardtown, Md., sarcastic Senator Caraway of Arkansas twitted Senator Borah about his campaign,...

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