Nation: Another Contrary Congress

Most incumbents will return, but more contentious than ever

The current Congress has been one of the most quarrelsome and rebellious ever faced by a President. The Congress that will emerge from next week's elections will probably not be much different. Once again, Democrats are almost certain to retain control of both chambers, as they have for all but four years since Franklin Roosevelt was elected in 1932. Leaders of both parties predict that the Republicans will score a net gain of twelve to 20 seats in the House and two or three...

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