The Vare Case

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The first regular session of the Seventy-first Congress will convene on December 2, 1929, and on the following day the resolution of Senator Norris, R., Nebraska, to deny William S. Vare a seat in the Senate from the state of Pennsylvania will be laid before the Senate as the first business of the session. The Norris resolution cites the facts brought out in the investigation conducted by a special Senate committee under the chairmanship of former Senator Reed of Missouri into the “improper use of money” and the employment of “corrupt and unlawful means” to bring about Mr. Vare's nomination and election in 1926. It proposes that the final report of the Reed committee, made on February 22, 1929, be approved and adopted and ...

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