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Favorable or Unfavorable #189: Edward Costigan


Favorable or Unfavorable #189: Edward Costigan  

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Edward Costigan of CO was to the left of FDR. In some ways, most Westerners were until post-WWII and the Interstate Highway saw a lot of Easterners move Westward, creating suburbs everywhere. 

His actions:

Costigan, Edward 1912 Helps found Progressive Party of CO to support TR
Costigan, Edward 1914 Joins Dems on Prog Party collapse, had been GOP prior to 1912
Costigan, Edward 1931 hearings & bill regarding relief for the cities
Costigan, Edward 1932 bill for poor man's Reconstruction Finance Corporation
Costigan, Edward 1933 urges FDR to nationalize the banks
Costigan, Edward 1933 helps win FDR massive public works & relief money
Costigan, Edward 1934 co-introduces anti-lynching bill
Costigan, Edward 1935 meeting with FDR to push him to the left
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