THE PRESIDENCY: Angry Commuter

With 1940 coming up Franklin Roosevelt has every reason to want to be undisputed master of the Democratic Party. For, unless he is master of the Party, he cannot be sure that the Democratic National Convention will nominate a man of whom he approves (whether himself or another). Several times this year Congress has challenged that mastery and last week it was challenged once too often.

The occasion was the action of the Senate in voting to deprive him of his power to devalue the dollar (see col. j). At Hyde Park he...

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