THE VICE PRESIDENCY: Undeclared War

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When President Roosevelt signed the Relief deficiency bill last month, he announced with annoyance that he would presently ask again for $150,000,000 which Congress had lopped off it. Last week he asked—but without annoyance. Before publicly putting the heat on Congress he told his press conference that he would ask only for as much as WPAdministrator Harrington found was needed. Three days later—behind closed doors in the White House—he politely asked a House subcommittee headed by Colorado's Taylor to provide the money. Not often before has Franklin Roosevelt said "Pretty...

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