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Liveblogging Postwar: September 30, 1946: Nuremburg

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Herald Democrat: Hughes Says He Had Not Urged Senators to Fight President's Eight-Hour Bill:

Saratoga Springs. NV: Charles Evans Hughes told the Republican unofficial state convention here why had not urged Republican senators to filibuster "to the last ditch" against the passage of the Adamson eight-hour law passed to avert the threatened railroad strike.

The nominee declared he did not believe in filibustering for one thing, and that if the majority in congress had determined to pass the bill there was no reason whatever why its passage should have been delayed by filibustering tactics. "It (the administration) acted with swiftness.” Mr. Hughes said "and it cannot now cry that a Republican candidate a thousand miles away should have saved it from carrying out its fixed determination..."