National Affairs: Unfinished Business

The 67th will receive both praise and blame for what it left undone. Among a mass of interesting business which it will probably hand down to Number 68, there are seventy-seven proposed amendments to the Constitution, including:

An amendment that would prevent issuance of tax-exempt securities.

An amendment to inaugurate the President and seat Congress in January instead of March, following election.

An amendment to provide a minimum wage law.

An amendment that would permit Congress to regulate the employment of women and of children under 18 years of age.

And also bills proposing:

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