The Nation: Impeachment Head Count

In the volatile and unpredictable Watergate controversy, new developments could abruptly shift the attitudes of the 38-member House Judiciary Committee. But according to TIME Congressional Correspondent Neil MacNeil, if the committee were to decide now, it would vote one or more articles of impeachment by a maximum margin of 29 to 9 and a minimum of 25 to 13.

At the moment, all 21 Democrats are seen as highly probable voters for impeachment. Even Democrats from Southern districts where Nixon is popular have been impressed by the evidence, and are offended and mystified by his refusal to yield subpoenaed tapes if he...

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