Congress: Squaring Off Over 14(b)

The 89th Congress has been so willing to give Lyndon Johnson what he wants that just about everyone figured that it would zip right through its agenda and be ready to go home in September. Not everyone is willing to go along quite so easily, however, particularly when it comes to a matter of principle. Just such a matter now threatens to hold congressional adjournment up indefinitely. It is the repeal of section 14(b) of the Taft-Hartley Law, the famous right-to-work clause. This week the bill, already passed by the House, is...

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