Along the banks of the Potomac, Japanese cherry trees were last week bursting into bloom, sign of hot weather soon to come, sign that Congress should soon wind up its lengthy session. Senator Connally of Texas, moved by these harbingers of summer, thought of being gracious: why should not a small delegation of Democratic Congressmen go down to the Union Station to meet the President returning from vacation? Senator Borah, also gracious, asked: Why should not Republicans be included? The cloak rooms buzzed. Someone had a bright idea: Why not invite...

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