THE CONGRESS: Wanted: A Leader

Recently, Death loomed, up and two of the leaders of the Progressive movement left forever the scene of their labors—Senator LaFollette and Senator Ladd (TIME, June 29).

In the extreme left wing of U. S. politics there were few leaders remaining—possibly only three Senators— Brookhart, Frazier and Norris. Although Senator Brookhart was apparently reelected last fall, his title to a senatorship is not yet clear (a recount will be undertaken July 20), and his prestige suffered severely from his close escape. Senator Frazier does not appear as a possible leader of his...

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