THE CONGRESS: Farm First

Ohio's Vic Donahey has lately boasted that he will vote against the Pope-McGill Farm Bill pending in the Senate on the ground that he cannot understand it. This was practically the only complaint not offered by various rebellious members in the House last week, as Chairman Marvin Jones of the Agriculture Committee maneuvered his 86-page Farm Bill toward the first vote taken in either House on a part of the President's program for the special session.

Relentlessly sidetracking members who tried to introduce unwanted amendments, the House leadership apparently had matters in...

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