CONGRESS: Majorities

The death on March 24 of Senator Samuel D. Nicholson of Colorado deprives the Republicans of another vote in the next Senate. In the new Congress the Republicans had, until the death of Senator Nicholson, 53 Senators; the Democrats, 42; and the Fanner-Laborites, 1. Governor Sweet of Colorado, who must appoint a successor to Senator Nicholson, is a Democrat sponsored by the Nonpartisan League. Senators Ladd, Frazier, Shipstead, Wheeler, Howell, Brookhart and La Follette were also sponsored by the League. Consequently it is expected that a radical Democrat will be appointed...

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