National Affairs: House Tactics

Once upon a time Vice President Charles G. Dawes loudly scolded the Senate for its dilatory methods, roundly exhorted it to speed up its work, achieved nothing. Last week Vice President Garner without warning started to teach the Senate some of the hurry-up tricks he had learned as Speaker of the House.

When the District of Columbia liquor bill was before the Senate, Senator Capper got up, proposed a long list of amendments which would have changed the whole nature of the act. No other Senators were interested in the amendments. They sat idly...

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