THE CONGRESS: The Doves Draw Blood

The once lonely band of congressional opponents to the war has grown over the years until the group now threatens to become a majority. That was made clear in a series of votes last week. Inching ever closer to a cease-and-desist order to the President, both the Senate and the House Foreign Affairs Committee passed antiwar measures. It was enough of a setback to cause Nixon to denounce his critics more vigorously than ever for encouraging the North Vietnamese to fight on. "We would hope," he said at his press conference, "that...