THE CONGRESS: Down to Business

With the customary portentous warnings, appeals to reason, calls upon Heaven as a witness, and ceremonious threats, the 81st Congress got down to business last week. Members pitched into the presidential legislative hayload, and guessed that about half of it might be enacted. The program had its own special Congressman's nightmare: the thought of raising taxes*raised the hackles on members' necks and troubled their digestions.

Give Him the Simple Life. Oregon's Republican Wayne Morse was the most overwrought Senator of the week. What brought him to his feet was the bill to give the President a raise. "There is entirely...

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