THE CONGRESS: Reciprocity Extended

Pundits love to point out that party lines have long since been obliterated, that on most major issues both major parties can be found on both sides of the fence. True as this is on questions of social and political liberalism, the U. S. Senate proved last week that there is still one class of issues on which party lines hold as well as ever: questions of economic liberalism. Before the Senate was a bill, already passed by the House, to renew for another three years the President's power (due to expire in June) to make reciprocal trade agreements.


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