THE CONGRESS: Second Serving

THE CONGRESS Second Serving

Ohio's Robert A. Taft, dressed in cool seersucker, grinned from ear to ear. The Senate had had a tumultuous week, but always in command of the situation was the tall man with the flat voice and the triumphant smile. Before the week was over, Taft had forced Majority Leader Scott Lucas to throw up his hands in despair and had the Administration in complete rout. The issue in the Senate was the Taft-Hartley Act, which Harry Truman had promised to get repealed.

As the week began, the Senate settled down to voting on amendments to the Administration's Thomas...

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