National Affairs: For-Senators-Only

The Senate last week unexpectedly accepted President Hoover's proposal for it to sit through burning summer days in special session to consider the London Naval Treaty (TIME, May 26). Reasons: 1) Senators opposed to the treaty protested against the Administration's attempt to "railroad" the pact through to ratification at this session without "careful study." 2) House members, anxious to be off campaigning for reelection, have no say about the treaty but would have to sit and twiddle their legislative thumbs unless the present session of Congress is...

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