National Affairs: Caretaker

Senator Medill McCormick of Illinois will stand for reelection next Fall. Most of the Senators who will do likewise still remain at Washington, not having begun their campaigns. Senator McCormick also remains in Washington. But his affairs in the home borough are being carefully tended. Mrs. McCormick, formerly Ruth Hanna, daughter of the greatest of all political bosses—the late Marcus Alonzo Hanna—is firmly entrenched on the home front. There are not a few who say she is a better politician than her husband.

The author of The Boudoir Mirrors of Washington (TIME, Dec. 31)...

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