From the December 1973 magazine.

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Alcohol and the Congress

WASHINGTON, D.C.--[Do] Senators and Representatives drink more, to their disability and the nation's, than ordinary people?

The answer seems to be that most Congressmen drink, a small percentage are drunkards, and a few are reformed [sic] alcoholics, a situation that does not appear to have changed much in 184 years.

-- Richard D. Lyons

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