National Affairs: Great Lobby Hunt

Great Lobby Hunt

Lobbyists generally prey on Senators. They are fatter, more influential prey than Representatives. Last week Senators— five of them as a special investigating committee—began to prey on lobbyists. Witnesses winced and twitched uncomfortably as Senators Caraway, Walsh of Montana and Borah took the lead in uncovering their undercover work. The week's developments: Pottery. Fredrick L. Koch is a Tariff Commission expert on ceramics. During the Senate tariff hearings he prompted Senator King with questions to show that the industry was not as depressed as its leaders made out. For...

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