THE NATION: Voice of the People

The deeper a Congressman gets in the political slugging matches and slogans of Washington, the farther away he tends to get from home. This week many a member of Congress headed back to the capital from the midsession recess, surprised at how far Congress had got from home in the furious battle for prestige in dealing with the recession. Around the U.S., TIME-LIFE correspondents caught up with Senators and Congressmen on homecoming rounds, reported these net findings:

Recession. In Michigan auto cities, Great Lakes steel towns and Far West mine and timber communities, there were anticipated slumps, together with demands...

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