THE CONGRESS: The Hazards of Whizzing

Mostly because of his political talent for getting out in front of other Democrats and Republicans with fast answers to national problems, e.g., a flock of antirecession spending bills, Senate Majority Leader Lyndon Johnson has had things pretty much his own way during the 8th Congress, Second Session. Not only has Johnson had most Senate Democrats under his thumb, but Senate Republicans have been notably reluctant to tackle him. Last week, for the first time this year, Lyndon began getting arguments from both sides of the aisle.

It began when he arose on the Senate...

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