THE CONGRESS: Full Speed Ahead

Last week the 83rd Congress finally began to move full speed ahead. Working long hours (the Senate one night was in session until two minutes before midnight), both houses faced and dealt with major legislation. The sum of the week's work: a major gain for Dwight Eisenhower's legislative program.

¶On foreign aid, the House approved an authorization bill giving the President almost exactly what he wanted.

¶On the farm program, the House approved a compromise bill that knocked the props from under the high, rigid support bloc in Washington.

¶On taxes, the Senate, more by accident than through shrewd...

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