Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on August 30, 1972 · Page 7
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 7

Alton, Illinois
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Wednesday, August 30, 1972
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AFL-CIO confident of maintaining Democrat Congress CHICAGO (AP) - The AFL-CIO Executive Council has ended its two-day meeting with an optimistic report of tha chances for maintaining • Democratc-controlled Congress after the Nov. 7 election. In a closed session Tuesday, the council heard a report by Paul Hall, president of the Seafarers International Union, who headed a special executive council subcommittee on upcoming congressional elections. "The report was very optimistic," Albert Zack, federation director of public relations, told reporters. "Thy problems were many, and there are going to be some very tough fights, but we are •till very optimistic." The AFL-CIO has placed high priority on maintaining Democratic control in the Congress next year when renewal of the wage-price guidelines and the Burke- Hartke bill to limit the export of U.S. labor and capital will come before Congress. The council emphasized that the AFL-CIO would not endorse a presidential candidate and indicated Tuesday that strong steps would be taken against the Colorado branch Of the federation for doing so. The Colorado state labor body recently endorsed Democratic candidate George S. McGovern. Zack said three hearing officers left for Denver for a closed-door discussion today on the Colorado group's action. Asked If the Colorado endorsement posed a - serious problem, Zack said, "President (George) Meap.y ordered the hearing. That ftowi there's a serious problem." In other action, the council approved a resolution callinj? for immediate congressional consideration of proposed federal workmen's compensation standards. Another approved resolution calls upon the federal government "to demand, in all future negotiations with the Kremlin leaders, ... that they allow a free flow of people, Ideas and information acrors the borders of the Soviet empire." Not complacent Alton Evening Te egraph Wednesday, August 30, 1972 A-7 Nixon says he won't rest on polls Sen. McGovern says if he Is elected In November he will name Kep. Wilbur Mills of Arkansas as secretary of the treasury. (AP Wirephoto) By JOHN STOWELL WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite polls showing him with a 2-1 lead, President Nixon says he will campaign for reelection and "a clear majority" as If he were trailing by a million votes. Although limited to one-day and weekend trips until the final three weeks, he said at a Western White House news conference Tuesday in San Clemente, Calif., it will not be a "leisurely, complacent, take-lt-easy campaign." "I consider this campaign enormously important," the President said. "It provides the clearest choice that certainly I have seen in my political lifetime." Meanwhile, the Democratic ticket stumped in New York and Detroit in an attempt to draw the line even sharper. Sen. George McGovern chose an audience of critical Wall Street investors for the unveiling of his new tax and welfare reform plan, replacing one abandoned under fire in June, He said $22 billion could bo raised by closing tax loopholes nnd another $30 billion saved in defense spending cuts, to finance an ambitious program of local school aid, private and public employment, improved Social Security benefits and up to $4,000 a year in welfare payments for a family of four. The security analysts' reaction was predictably cool, since the McGovern plan calls for elimination of preferential treatment for capital gains. It seemed aimed Instead at middle-income families who, under the earlier package, could have been hit with higher taxes beginning at the $12,000 bracket. Under the new plan. McGovern said, "no American whose income conies from wages and salaries would pay one penny more in taxes than he docs now." The investors warmed up, however, to the candidate's announcement that, if elected, he would choose as his Treasury secretary Rep. Wilbur D. Mills, D-Ark., chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee. Mills said he would think about it if and when the offer came. In Washington, Nixon's chief economic adviser said the McGovern tax-welfare reform books still don't balance. "He has spent his money several times," Stein said. "It seems to me it's disingenuous to say this doesn't involve any taxes on working people." Sargent Shriver, Democratic vice presidential candidate, hat) planned to talk about taxes and the economy in Detroit but instead got embroiled in a dispute over circumstances surrounding the abdication by his predecessor, Sen. Thomas Eaglet on. 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