Slush Squad

Two months ago Senator George William Norris of Nebraska introduced a resolution for a senatorial investigation of 1930 campaign expenditures. Such an investigation four years ago resulted in excluding from the Senate Frank Leslie Smith of Illinois† and William Scott Vare of Pennsylvania. Illinois and Pennsylvania were again having bitter senatorial contests which Senator Norris wanted to keep under sharp observation. The Norris resolution went to the Committee on Privileges & Elections, chairmanned by California's Senator Samuel Morgan ("Solemn Sam") Shortridge. There the resolution languished....

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