National Affairs: A Colorado Senator

Governor Sweet of Colorado, the much-advised, appointed a Senator to succeed the late Samuel D. Nicholson. Ex-President Wilson, William G. McAdoo, William J. Bryan and General Leonard Wood all made suggestions. Governor Sweet chose to select his own man, Alva B. Adams, son of the late Governor Alva Adams. Governor Sweet's party label is " Progressive Democrat." So it was expected that he would appoint a Democrat of radical tendencies—a Democratic La Follette, another Dill. It was understood that the La Follette group wanted him to appoint ex-Congressman Keating, now editor of Labor....

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