National Affairs: In Illinois

Although official count was still pending, it appeared certain that Senator Medill McCormick had been defeated by Illinois' ex-Governor, Deneen, with whom he was contesting the Republican nomination for the Senate. He lacked only some 4,000 votes for renomination. He failed to get them, either because he was too unpleasantly hostile to European affairs, or because he was too bitter toward the bad local governor (one Len Small), or because he somewhat too blatantly permitted Federal office holders to work in his behalf, or because he was too militaris- tic, or because the people...

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