THE CONGRESS: Ahead of the Wind

That well-oiled political weathervane, Senate Majority Leader Lyndon Baines Johnson, eased around gracefully last week to point north northwest toward the Democratic Party's election victories. The headlines saw more liberalism in the sharp rise of Democratic working majorities in both the Senate (up from 2 to 28) and in the House (up from 235 to 281). So Democrat Johnson, 48 hours after the count, stepped forth with a program for liberal expansion of federal spending and power by the 86th Congress. " Lyndon doesn't lean with the wind," cracked an admiring Senate...

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