National Affairs: Tired Mule

One tune lilted all last week through the heads of the 500-odd members of the U, S. Congress: Home, Sweet Home. Senator LaFollette, who had spent the previous weekend yachting with the President, broadcast to the press his view that Congress should stay in session until a ''comprehensive legislative schedule" had been enacted. He said that he spoke only for himself, which in one sense was true since he is the only member of the Progressive Party in the Senate, but Senator Barkley, the new majority leader, who had also been on the yachting...

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