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“The House Ways and Means Committee was skeptical of [FDR’s] revenue proposals. “ItsĀ  legendary chairman, Robert Lee ‘Muley’ Doughton [of] North Carolina had been a central figure in passage of the Social Security Act and other New Deal tax legislation. But Doughton foremost was a Southerner. He had been born during the Civil War, and […]

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