THE CONGRESS: Historic Spot

For a few moments last week the House got down to its only business. The roll was called on adjournment. While Speaker Sam Rayburn looked on moodily, one after another 44 recalcitrant Democrats joined with a solid bloc of Republicans, voted down the motion 191-to-148. Jubilant was Minority Leader Joe Martin as he crowed: "Mr. Roosevelt said . . . that he could not go outside of a twelve-hour traveling radius of Washington. If that is proper for the President, then it is proper for Congress."

That the vote to stay in...

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