THE CONGRESS: Moving Toward Decision Time

"We've arrived at the hard core," said a staff member of the Senate Watergate Committee as he looked forward to the return of Congress next week after the extended Christmas recess. With the Senate investigation of Watergate nearly completed, Congress is finally facing the crucial question: to impeach or not to impeach Richard Nixon. GEORGE TAMES—Last week, while most of their congressional bosses were vacationing and sampling public opinion, staffers of the House Judiciary Committee and the Senate Watergate Committee were compiling evidence that will eventually supply the answer to the question.

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