THE CONGRESS: Refined Humor

The U. S. Senate last week presented a spectacle that is seen in Washington scarcely once in a generation. Part of the spectacle was purely visual: day after day seats on the Senate floor, of which three-quarters are usually vacant, were occupied by as many as 60 of the 96 Senators. On roll calls as many as 80 appeared personally in the chamber to vote. But the most important part of the spectacle was political: senior members of the majority party, led by the Administration's own floor leader were fighting one of the...

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