National Affairs: Raskob's Turn

Democratic delight at having put Claudius Hart Huston. Chairman of the Republican National Committee and President Hoover's friend, into a bad hole by exposing his stock trading on lobby funds, began to diminish last week (TIME. March 31). The reason: Republicans were actively on the move to put John Jacob Raskob, Chairman of the Democratic National Committee, in almost the same hole. If both party leaders were thus beclouded, the political score would be evened.

The Senate Lobby Committee had supplied Democrats with the machinery for discrediting Mr. Huston. Indiana's Republican Senator Arthur...

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