THE CONGRESS: Education of a Senator

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As the new Congress tried its wings last week, with the Democrats triumphantly in control, it seemed almost like old times. Old familiar faces, which had all but disappeared from sight during the two-year Republican interregnum, turned up again at the head of congressional committee tables. Veterans of the early New Deal, like West Virginia's demagogic Matt Neely, 74, unpacked in Washington, back from political exile. As in the old New Deal days, congressional corridors were crowded with eager Democratic freshmen, anxious to get their first speeches off their chests....

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