National Affairs: Senate v. Press

The U. S. Senate last week found itself pitted against the U. S. Press in a bad-blood fight.

Fortnight ago, the Senate confirmed Irvine Luther Lenroot as a Judge of the U. S. Court of Customs & Patent Appeals. No senatorial courtesy was accorded this onetime Senator. His nomination was bitterly fought because, once a Wisconsin Liberal, he had turned Conservative, had hindered the Senate's Oil Scandals investigation, had lobbied for power interests. His confirmation by the Senate was first-class news. Like all Senate votes on presidential...

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