THE CONGRESS: Congress' Week, Jun. 9, 1947

Back from a long weekend, Congressmen settled back in their chairs, loosened their ties and sighed with satisfaction. Behind them was a week of solid accomplishment.

For three days, Colorado's Eugene Millikin had been on his feet defending the income-tax reduction bill that his Senate Finance Committee had whipped into shape. Armed with a huge loose-leaf notebook crammed with statistics, he made his replies to colleagues' questions short, sure and pithy. He turned back Democratic efforts to postpone the tax bill, to nationalize the community-property provision of some states, to raise individual...

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