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Meeting with Senators

March 04, 1953
Source: Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library

President Dwight Eisenhower, front row-third from right, hosted a lunch for members of the United States Senate, including future President John Kennedy, front left, and future Vice President Hubert Humphrey, front row-third from left, at the White House in March 1953.  President Eisenhower had a good relationship with Congress during his first term, with more tension arising in his second term as Democrats controlled both houses. 

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