THE CONGRESS: The Fight for the Senate

If the voters of the U.S. elect Adlai Stevenson President, they will almost certainly elect a Democratic Congress. If they elect Dwight Eisenhower, they will almost certainly elect a Republican House of Representatives. But Eisenhower, if elected, may face a Democratic majority in the Senate. Years ago, when party lines were much more tightly drawn, a hostile Senate would have confronted an incoming administration with a grave problem. In this day, it still matters—but not nearly as much.

The doubtful Republican chance of having an absolute majority in the Senate next year...

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