National Affairs: Full House

The long career of James John Davis as a Federal jobholder was punctuated last week by a 33-minute lapse into private citizenship. Resigning as Secretary of Labor, the Senator-elect from Pennsylvania was delayed that length of time at the Capitol while North Dakota's Senator Nye challenged his eligibility. The charge: more than $600,000 was spent to elect the ticket on which Mr. Davis ran. The Senate's prompt vote (58-0-27) to seat Mr. Davis gave Pennsylvania its full elected Senate representation for the first time in nearly four years. As Senator Davis took his...

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