THE CONGRESS: Coalition Caucus

There are more ways of choking a dog than by feeding him hot butter. There are more ways of getting some of the benefits of an extra session of Congress, President Hoover has found, than by calling an extra session. Last summer, when he felt that a one-year moratorium and suspension of interest payments on War debts must be announced, the President invented the "Congressional conference." He telephoned and telegraphed every member, talked with a few important ones. Within 24 hours he had sufficient support to announce...

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