The Congress: Last Perquisite

To a Vice President it means much to be a graduate of Congress. Calvin Coolidge and Charles Gates Dawes were rank outsiders when the country elected them to preside over the Senate. Not so Charles Curtis, and John Nance Garner, who knew from long service in Senate and House respectively Congressional rights and perquisites and how to get their share.

Dear to the hearts of all Congressmen are their perquisites. Among these are free postage on official letters, free stationery, free clerk hire and (for Senators only)...

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