National Affairs: Gone Home!

The 67th Congress has adjourned. It was in session 622 days out of two years, considered about 14,600 bills, and passed about 600. It snubbed the Administration and suffered much ridicule and excoriation at the hands of the public. Of the 531 members, 138 were repudiated by their constituencies.

Torn by schisms, the strong Republican Congress that convened two years ago presented a state of disorganization at the end of its career. The Senate was peevish and forgot the traditional courtesy of thanking the Vice President and the President pro tem. The House...

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