LABOR: Tread Softly

Organized labor took a long look at the election returns and knew definitely that an era had passed. The days of running to Washington for almost anything it wanted were over. The assurance of being bailed out by Government when it got into trouble was gone.

Labor assessed the damage. It had lost almost all of its stalwarts in the House—Washington's Hugh de Lacey, West Virginia's Matt Neeley, Michigan's Frank Hook, Pennsylvania's Mike Bradley and John Sheridan. Gone from the Senate would be such labor 100-percenters as Pennsylvania's Joe Guffey, Utah's Abe Murdock, Delaware's James Tunnell, Washington's Hugh Mitchell.

Moreover, three...

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