THE CONGRESS: Man in Control

For the first rich weeks of the 86th Congress, unfolding the morning newspaper was nothing but pleasure for Senate Majority Leader Lyndon Baines Johnson. Texan Johnson's weighty advice to the Administration on budget and defense policies, and his considerable success in steering the Senate to spectacular compromise on the filibuster and the housing bill, were the talk of Washington. But by last week Lyndon Johnson had become accustomed to finding more headaches in headlines than he had known in years.

Twice Wisconsin's Senator William Proxmire had got a big play with his...

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