THE CONGRESS: Back to Work

Prepared to do their partisan best, Senators returned to Washington in August. It was the first post-convention session since 1948, when Harry Truman called back the 80th Congress and denounced it as "do-nothing." This time it was Congress returning of its own (or its leaders') volition because it had not done its work before the Republican and Democratic conventions.

There would probably be "more politics played" than ever before in congressional history, said New Hampshire's Styles Bridges, ranking Republican in the Senate, who as ever was prepared to do his part.

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