THE CONGRESS: No Log-Roll

What Virginia's handsome Representative Clifton Woodrum called "the best job Congress has done this session" was performed last week in the House more through anger than kindness. All set for execution was a log-rolling act wherein the proponents of $150,000,000 more for WPA would vote $250,000,000 for parity payments into the farm bill, in return for rural support of the WPA money (TIME, April 3). But when the farm bill came to a vote, the city men did not make good. New York's radical Vito Marcantonio and Chicago's old Adolph Sabath kept back their...

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