THE CONGRESS: Seat of Authority

Many a Senator and Representative, echoing the sentiments of Senate Majority Leader Lyndon Johnson, have come to believe that Capitol Hill is the real seat of authority in the era of a benign President. This week the benign President reached down Pennsylvania Avenue to needle the Capitol seat of authority.

"On March 24, I recommended to the Congress enactment of legislation to provide the temporary continuation of unemployment compensation benefits for workers who had exhausted their benefits under state and federal laws," said the President. "I said at the time that prompt action was necessary to give these workers and...

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