National Affairs: Texas In

In Texas last week, it was apparent that support of the New Deal was definitely helpful at the polls. In last week's primary Senator Thomas Perry ("Tom") Connally, warm personal friend of the President and warm supporter of his policies, swamped his opponent, Joseph W. Bailey Jr., who had canvassed vigorously against the New Deal, in a victory which was tantamount to reelection. A Congressman for twelve years before his election to the Senate in 1928, Senator Connally wears a broad-brimmed black felt hat, chews gum or tobacco, makes able and frequent speeches...

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