National Affairs: Clarification of Ifs

There was little change of positions last week in the Senate majority leadership outlook. New Hampshire's Styles Bridges was still the leading prospect; Ohio's Robert A. Taft could not be counted out. But there was some clarification of ifs:

¶Bridges let it be known that he wants to be chairman of the purse-holding Appropriations Committee even if he is majority leader. That means the committee will be far more efficient than it was in the last session under Tennessee's doddering, dawdling Kenneth McKellar. Bridges runs a busy, direct-action committee.

¶Bob Taft let it be known that he will not stay on as...

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