THE CONGRESS: Line-up for 1935

With election returns all counted, the line-up of the 74th Congress which first sits Jan. 3 definitely emerged last week. Party strengths in the next House:

Democrats 322

Republicans 103

Progressives 7

Farmer-Laborites 3

Instead of losing seats, the Democrats had made a gain of 13, practically all from one place. In the country-at-large they traded a seat or two here for a seat or two there with Republicans but in rock-ribbed Pennsylvania scored a one-sided sweep. The eleven seats gained in Pennsylvania were the gist of the election.

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