THE SENATE: Two-thirds Plus

In these days when liberty is endangered and when intolerance seeks to stamp out the very suggestion of doubt, the country needs the Republican party as a virile organization more than ever, and it needs an adequate opposition in the Congress if our institutions are to survive.

So wrote Herbert Hoover in Palo Alto to New Jersey Republicans on the eve of last week's election. Next day the nation which two years ago overwhelmingly ousted the 31st President from the White House rejected Mr. Hoover's political advice with even greater emphasis and...

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