National Affairs: Curiosity on Checks

Though he is making no overt campaign for the Presidency, Senator Arthur Vandenberg in recent weeks has managed to keep himself in the Congressional spotlight with his subtle attacks on the New Deal. Fortnight ago this Michigan Republican finally succeeded in beating efforts to appropriate money for the Florida ship canal (TIME, March 30). Last week he popped up with a modest resolution asking AAA to report the names of all farmers who received more than $10,000 a year in benefit payments.

Senator Vandenberg got the attention of the entire Senate when he...

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