Republicans lost no time getting ready for their next big fight: the battle for control of Congress in 1946. National Chairman Herbert Brownell Jr., who for months had been busy attending party conferences, finally got his reorganization program under way. He put the National Committee on a full-time basis, got ready to spend $1,000,000 a year.

But there were rumblings within the G.O.P.'s ranks. When New York's Governor Tom Dewey won high praise from the C.I.O. for his anti-discrimination bill (TIME, March 19) and other "liberal" measures, many a conservative Republican eyebrow was lifted. Last week Chairman Brownell appointed, as Congressional...

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