NAM: Influential Lobby or Kiss of Death?

  title={NAM: Influential Lobby or Kiss of Death?},
  author={R. Gable},
  journal={The Journal of Politics},
  pages={254 - 273}
  • R. Gable
  • Published 1953
  • Political Science
  • The Journal of Politics
During Congressional debate on the Taft-Hartley proposal several Congressmen charged that the National Association of Manufacturers wrote the bill.L Both the CIO and the AFL also alleged that the measure was drafted by the NAM." The Association promptly responded that it neither drafted nor sponsored any labor bill in the 80th Congress. Senator Taft and Congressman Hartley similarly denied the charges.3 Yet, at various times in the past the NAM has proudly claimed credit for influencing… Expand
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