THE CONGRESS: Work Done, Aug. 2, 1937

The Senate: ¶ Killed the President's proposal to enlarge the Supreme Court by returning it to committee, by vote of 70 to 20 (see p. 11 ). ¶ Overrode the President's veto of a bill 1) to continue for one year the reduced 3-2% interest rate on loans made to farmers by Federal land banks, and 2) to postpone the restoration to original levels of interest on farm mortgages held by the Government. With every Republican except Senator Vandenberg, and even such economizers as Senator Glass voting for the bill, the...

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