THE HOUSE: Small Change

President Kennedy will have a solid Democratic phalanx in the House of Representatives. The old Democratic majority (283-154) may have slipped slightly by the time the last absentee ballots are counted, but it will still be wide enough to assure Speaker Sam Rayburn (unopposed in his 25th House campaign) of another two years as the presiding officer of the lower house. Republicans lost a few seats in New Jersey and New York, held their inroads in the South, reclaimed five seats in Indiana, racked up a net gain of at least 15...

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