THE CONGRESS: 72nd Made

WHOSE CAR IS IT NOW?

N. L.

Three days after election Democratic House Leader John Nance Garner of Texas received that telegram. His red cowboy face twisted up into an even redder knot of merriment. "N. L." was, of course, his great & good friend Nicholas Longworth. Republican Speaker of the House. The "car" was the dark blue Packard limousine (1928 model) assigned by the Government to the House's presiding officer. Because the car would pass to him if the Democrats should control the House and elect him...

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