CONGRESS: The Legislative Week Jan. 24, 1927

The Senate—

¶ Voted to extend the Sheppard-Towner Maternity Act until June 30, 1929, when it will automatically be repealed. Senator King's three-hour filibuster was successful in forcing the repeal provision.

¶ Adopted unanimously a resolution directing Senator James A. Reed's investigating committee to seize the Pennsylvania ballot boxes and report on the alleged fradulent election of William S. Vare.

¶ Heard that the Senate Interstate Commerce Committee had voted unfavorably, 8 to 6, on the appointment of Cyrus E. Woods (TiME, Jan. 3) ; had exonerated Senator-elect Brookhart of charges of being the paid...

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