THE CONGRESS: Parting Salvos

Despite the Democratic majorities confronting him in Congress in all but the first two years of his Administration, Dwight Eisenhower built up a remarkable record of making his vetoes stick: of his first 143 vetoes. Congress failed to override a single one. Last week, just before he took off for Europe, the President jeopardized his perfect record with Veto No. 144. Turned down: the lardy, $1.2 billion public works bill, more popularly called "the pork-barrel bill." Objected Ike in his veto message: the bill included 67 new projects not listed in his budget. These projects would add only $50...

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