National Affairs: Corralling a Maverick

Whenever two or more Republican Senators get together these days, there is talk about organization of the 83rd Congress. A question that often comes up: what to do about Oregon's Wayne Morse, the Fair Dealer with the Republican label who read himself out of the G.O.P. this year and supported the Democratic national ticket. Last week the G.O.P. Senators had not found the answer, but they were showing unusual interest in a Republican historical note. When the 69th Congress convened in March 1925, the Republicans in the Senate refused to give four of their colleagues any new committee assignments and...

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