National Affairs: Caucus on Wheels

Aboard the train which carried the body of Joseph T. Robinson back to his native Arkansas were, besides the Senator's family and friends, 38 Senators, 23 Representatives, Postmaster General Jim Farley, Assistant Attorney General Joe Keenan, Undersecretary of the Interior Charles West. It would not be just to say that any of them did not have sorrow in his heart, but all had politics, biggest politics. Hardly had the train pulled out of Washington when the politicians started and it continued, save for a few solemn moments in Little Rock, until the train...

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