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Nation: Indictments for Two

There was a time when they were familiar figures around official Washington; but neither Dr. Martin Sweig nor Attorney Nathan Voloshen has been seen around...

Business: The Peanut Scandal

"This will make the Dixon-Yates deal look like peanuts," cried Massachusetts' Democratic Representative John W. McCormack. What Floor Leader McCormack was...

Ramspeck, The Whip

Thirteen years a Congressman, Georgia's serious, bespectacled Robert Ramspeck has sweated hard and long for civil service and fair labor legislation. Through it...

National Affairs: Price Mouse

The House was in an ugly mood. From the floor came the angry buzz of milling, wrangling men. Majority Leader John W. McCormack tried to line up votes he knew...

National Affairs: Taxes Continued

Searching for increased revenues during the Korean war, Congress raised the maximum corporate income-tax rate to 52%, also boosted excise taxes on automobiles,...

Animals: Pennies for Ducks

Gloom descended on U. S. gunners last year when the Government cut the wild-fowling season down to 30 days (TIME, Sept. 7). The Government's unanswerable reason...

PERSONALITY: The Reluctant Dragoon

Few people in Washington are more uncomfortable these days than House Speaker Carl Bert Albert, the "Little Giant" from Bug Tussle, Okla. It is he who set in...

The Nation: Lagniappe for Mr. Speaker

Speaker of the House John W. McCormack, 43 years a Congressman, is retiring to Boston, to sort through his PRESS papers and write his memoirs. Last week his...

Letters, Sep. 10, 1956

Man of the Year? Sir: It is too early to think of nominations, but I would like you to consider ex-President Truman for his outstanding achievement in...

The Presidency: The Government Still Lives

Over Nob Hill and the Harvard Yard, across Washington's broad avenues and Pittsburgh's thrusting chimneys, in a thousand towns and villages the bells began...

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