POLITICAL NOTES: Why Not?

¶Said Harry Hopkins last week of his relief clients: "These fellows are not a lot of robots. They are 3,000,000 American citizens and they all have political views. And, incidentally, I think I know pretty much what their views are. At least 90% of them would vote for President Roosevelt if he were up for re-election—why not?"

¶One afternoon, Democratic Speaker George Schroeder of Michigan's House of Representatives spent five sociable hours at the home of the manager of Michigan's State prison farm. Guest of honor was Convict No. 39359, State Senator Anthony J....

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