National Affairs: President v. Senate

A warlike atmosphere last week enveloped the Senate. Senators had received threats of bombs to be hurled into the chamber. Special police stood guard. It was even suggested that buckets of water be set about the Senate floor so that brave members might quickly douse any explosive tossed from the galleries. Senators complained that they were being mysteriously spied upon, that their offices had been ransacked at night. A counter espionage was established by Sergeant at Arms Barry. The Senate wing side door was locked and all visitors had to file through a single...

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