THE CONGRESS: Makings of the 73rd

No Senator from Kentucky in the last 30 years has succeeded himself in office. Last month Democrats renominated Senator Alben Barkley for a second term. Last week Kentucky Republicans, greatly heartened by a jinx that favored their candidate, assembled at Louisville, picked Representative Maurice Hudson Thatcher as their senatorial nominee. Onetime Governor Sampson, acclaiming Nominee Thatcher as an "everlasting Dry,'' key-noted thus: "We'll replace this wobbly, uncertain, barking Barkley who a few years ago was taking the Anti-Saloon League's money to make speeches and turned Wet overnight when the Vice-Presidency was...

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