THE CONGRESS: Prospective Senator

Two deaths (TIME, June 29) caused two vacancies and two vacancies must be filled. The vacancies are insurgent Republican, the seats of the late Senators LaFollette and Ladd. Now observers are beginning to believe they can see how the seats will be disposed of.

They opine that when a special election is held in Wisconsin in the fall, Robert M. LaFollette Jr. will be elected. They opine further that Governor Sorlie of North Dakota will appoint a successor to Mr. Ladd and that his legal right to do so will be questioned.

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