National Affairs: Work Done

Last week the U.S. Congress looked away from the farm belt just long enough to: ¶ Add, by a 43-to-40 vote in the Senate, a John W. Bricker amendment to an otherwise routine bill increasing to $3,000,000 the annual U.S. contributions to the International Labor Organization and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the U.N. Ohio Republican Bricker insisted that the extra money be withheld until Iron Curtain representatives are expelled from the ILO. Against Administration objections that the rider would portray the U.S. as dictating to the free world, 35 Republicans and eight Democrats voted to give...

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