National Affairs: Remote Control

Last week the U. S. centre of political gravity shifted from Washington to Albany with the ectoplasmic emergence of President-elect Roosevelt as the nation's new leader. De jure he was still Governor of New York with a hands-off policy on National Affairs. De facto he was the supreme party captain to whom Democrats in & out of the Federal capital looked for orders.

For weeks eager Democrats have been flocking to Albany to learn the wishes of the next President. Governor Roosevelt talked with them at long length but always in general terms about...

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