FISCAL: Politics & Appropriations

Politics & Appropriations

When Congress is in session, the least partisan committee is the House Committee on Appropriations. Its Republican Chairman, Representative Will Wood of Indiana, forgets he is also Chairman of the Republican Congressional Campaign Committee and works in perfect harmony with his chief Democratic colleague, Representative Joseph W. Byrns of Tennessee, who is also Chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee.

But once Congress adjourns and the work of the Appropriations Committee is balanced and reviewed, Messrs. Wood and Byrns revert instantly to...

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