STATES & CITIES: Brazen Deal

Last week Tammany Hall, aided & abetted by the blowzy New York City Republican machine, pulled off a political deal incredibly brazen even for Tammany. Behind the deal lay implications reaching out of the municipal situation through the State, perhaps even into the national election.

To keep the State judiciary out of politics New York Democrats and Republicans have a habit of endorsing each other's reputable candidates for the bench. Last week mousey little John Francis Curry. Tammany's boss, summoned his followers to the Wigwam...

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