CONGRESS: The Legislative Week Mar. 14, 1927

The Senate—

¶ Passed the Prohibition reorganization bill. (Bill went to the President, was signed.)

¶ Adopted a report of the Privileges and Elections Committee exonerating Senator Arthur R. Gould of Maine of bribery charges.

¶ Filibustered 40½ hours to defeat resolution which would continue the life of Senator James A. Reed's investigating committee (see below).

¶ Failed, because of the filibuster, to pass several important non-partisan bills: the Second Deficiency bill, carrying funds of $93,700,000 necessary to maintain part of the army and other Government organizations; the Public Buildings bill carrying $125,000,000; the Alien Property...

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