• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT KENNEDY'S ADMINISTRATION SCORED A PROCEDURAL VICTORY IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY) WHEN THE 88TH CONGRESS OPENED IN WASHINGTON.

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    PRESIDENT KENNEDY'S ADMINISTRATION SCORED A PROCEDURAL VICTORY IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY) WHEN THE 88TH CONGRESS OPENED IN WASHINGTON.

    THE HOUSE VOTED TO CONTINUE THE HOUSE RULES COMMITTEE AT ITS NEW LEVEL OF 15 MEMBERS - 10 DEMOCRATS AND FIVE REPUBLICANS.(THE TOTAL OF MEMBERS ON THIS KEY COMMITTEE WAS FIRST RAISED IN 1961 FROM AN ORIGINAL NUMBER OF 12.) THE VOTE HEARTENED SUPPORTERS OF THE ADMINISTRATION, WHICH HOPES TO REVERSE THE NARROW DEFEATS SUFFERED LAST YEAR ON MEASURES LIKE MEDICAL CARE FOR THE AGED AND FEDERAL AID TO EDUCATION.

    REPRESENTATIVE JOHN MCCORMACK, DEMOCRATIC SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE, WAS RE-ELECTED.

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    Film ID:
    VLVACZ6PDJJ6BROW64IT8MBIQOQB5
    Media URN:
    VLVACZ6PDJJ6BROW64IT8MBIQOQB5
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/01/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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