POLITICAL NOTE: Rhode Island Results

Only two politicians in the U. S. last week appeared to be ignorant of the fact that a significant Congressional election was being held in Rhode Island. One was Relief Administrator Harry Hopkins, who, when asked to comment on the charge that he had spent millions to influence voters, snorted: "I didn't even know there was an election up there until it was over." The other was President Roosevelt who wanted newshawks to believe that he had never heard of the Rhode Island contest until he saw newspaper headlines the following morning...

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