THE CONGRESS: Work Done, Feb. 28, 1938

The Senate:

¶ Ended a six-week filibuster on the Anti-Lynching bill, first defeating (for the second time) a motion for cloture, then voting 58-10-22 to lay the bill aside.

The House:

¶ Passed a bill writing off as unrecoverable $2,500,000,000 (loans to railroads, banks, insurance companies and special State funds) from the books of the Reconstruction Finance Corporation.

¶ Passed a bill requiring the capital of the Commodity Credit Corporation to be maintained at $100,000,000, thereby obliging the Treasury to replenish its funds when they are less than that amount and obliging the CCC to turn over to the...