National Affairs: The Senate

In almost any smoking car, last week, you could have heard more oratory than in that forensic musnud the U. S. Senate, which sat for two short days and then piously adjourned out of respect for all the Congressional dead since June (six Representatives, two Senators). A survey of the Congressional Record for those two days, however, would give an entirely different impression as to the Senate's industry. The clerk's desk was submerged under a steady drizzle of notifications by the states that they had ratified the liquor and child labor amendments. Followed a...

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