The Elections; The Task Ahead
AbstractOn the whole the elections have borne out the prognosis contained in our July issue ("New Turn in American Politics?," pp. 65 ff.). The right wing of the Republican Party has made substantial gains; the Truman administration has lost strength; and the labor leaders have taken a bad beating. The new Congress will be ruled by a combination of Republicans and reactionary Democrats; the center of gravity of the "cold-war coalition" has shifted significantly to the Right.
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