The Nation: Some New Boys in the Old Club

Retirements and upsets will bring more new faces to the Senate than any election since 1958. Among them:

SO confident was Margaret Chase Smith that she would win a fifth Senate term that she returned $20,000 in political contributions and ran an aloof campaign that stressed the Smith record of service during 32 years in Congress. After all, had she not beaten back a determined primary challenge with just such a cool approach?

In fact, that primary campaign was what began Maggie Smith's defeat. During it, her opponent managed to make her age, 74, a...

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