National Affairs: Old Twins

The U. S. Senate last week by a vote of 57 to 26 disposed of two old constitutional questions in such a way that they may never again arise to plague another balky Congress. They were: 1) the 1930 census; 2) reapportionment of the House of Representatives.

These twin matters were neatly twined into one substantial measure which provided not only for the next census and reapportionment but also set up the machinery for automatically executing these mandates of the Constitution in the future without further Congressional action.

The House prepared to take up and...

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