National Affairs: Fenn v. Flu

Inertia, self-interest and red tape have for years blockaded every effort to reapportion the seats in the House of Representatives, as required by the Constitution, in conformity with the present-day population of the U. S. House seats are still held on the basis of the 1910 Census. When the House met this month, it was announced that a bloc of 100 members would, if necessary, filibuster to put through some Reapportionment bill, presumably the long-shelved measure written by Chairman E. Hart Fenn (Connecticut) of the Census Committee to reapportion on the basis of...

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