THE CONGRESS: Democratic Senate

When President-elect Roosevelt moves into the White House March 4, a Democratic Congress will come into being at the Capitol. Thus as a result of the election both arms of government were placed solidly in control of one party, paving the way for positive legislative action in the next two years.

In the Senate the Democrats ran their strength up to the record-breaking figure of 58 and possibly more—a clear gain of eleven seats over their present membership. This startling increase was secured mostly at the expense of Republican Old Guardsmen who suffered...

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