Outstanding roll calls in the Senate and House during the 1953 session are given in full in a separate section of this Report with the title “Roll calls in 83rd Congress, First Session.” Summary tables of the second section show party alignments in all important roll calls.
Record of the 83rd Congress (First Session)
Whether the first session of the new Republican Congress was one of constructive action, at which sound foundations were laid for future accomplishments, or will be put down in history as one lacking in achievement, cannot be told until Congress resumes its work in 1954. Certainly the legislative output of 1953 disappointed those who expected quick carrying out of pledges on which the G.O.P. was returned to power in 1952. Most of ...