THE CONGRESS: Pure, Plain Cussedness

"Pure, Plain Cussedness"

The 75th Congress was only seven days old when Franklin Roosevelt tossed at "it a Reorganization Plan which was counted by some the most momentous proposal to change U. S. Government and Politics since Andrew Jackson perfected the spoils system. All but forgotten in the long, bitter tussle over the Court Plan, which came some three weeks later, Executive Re-organization last week hobbled onto the floor of the House of Representatives.

It was not the daring measure which sought to add Cabinet posts, consolidate commissions, shift Government accounting and...

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