THE CONGRESS: Lumber Pile

A mighty pile of legislative lumber remained last week to be sawed by Congress before adjournment. But controversies between men at opposite ends of the saw grew hotter with the weather instead of abating.

Taxation was the one big subject on which all agreed. Three days after the House had passed its measure with but one dissenting vote, easing corporate income taxes and removing business "irritants" (TIME, June 26), the Senate passed the measure unanimously, shot it to the White House, leaving President Roosevelt one week in which to preserve the excise...

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