THE CONGRESS: Saturday Night & After

For the most part everyone, though ill-tempered, was too tired to make serious trouble. In the Speaker's Lobby Representative Kramer of California made a lunge at Representative Maverick of Texas. In the President's Room Senator McKellar took a resentful swing at a newshawk. On the floor Senator Bennett Clark with doubled fists rushed Senator Millard Tydings but was restrained before he got to him. Weary men munched sandwiches on the floor, bottles passed in the cloak rooms, and the Nation's legislative business got done as it never had before in 1935. With...

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