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December 15, 2006

The Congressional divide

With the speculation on what the Senate would look like should Senator Tim Johnson be unable to serve out the remainder of his term in Congress (good news: it looks like he’s getting better) reaching fever pitch, Alex Kamen at the Washington Post weighs in with this timely piece about the 83rd Congress from 1953 and 1954, a time, Kamen reports, that 9 of the then-96 Senators passed away (including one who committed suicide)......   [Read More]