THE CONGRESS: Homesick

For many a moon Congress has yearned to go home. Republicans had promised to stick and see that Franklin Roosevelt did not get the country in trouble. Democrats had to stay until after the election or lose face with voters at home. But now elections were over. Passed for the first time in the history of the U. S. was peacetime conscription. Passed were bills to spend $16,920,627,477.15 ($9,114,345,921.58 worth for defense). Last week, weary with waiting, watching and working, its "must" legislation complete and a new Congress about to convene in six...

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