U.S. At War: Minority Accomplishments

Republican Senator John A. Danaher of Connecticut viewed with chagrin the legislative achievements of the outnumbered Republicans: the Democratic majority had let only 13 Republican-sponsored bills slip through the 76th Congress. Samples:

≫ A bill for protecting the bald eagle.

≫ A bill to move a statue of John Marshall nearer the Supreme Court Building.

≫ A bill to relieve some tax-paying Indians.

≫ A bill to proclaim Citizenship Day.


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