STATES & CITIES: Portentous Primary

From the sunkissed shores of Staten Island to the rock-bound coast of The Bronx, New York City voters went to the polls last week to vote in a primary election. One hoodlum was shot to death, a score were slugged and when the ballots were counted the local Republican leader had been ousted, the Democratic chief went hopping out of Tammany Hall to do plain & fancy fence-mending, the Fusion party had a bad scare thrown into it from the White House. Not since the days of "Red Mike'' Hylan had the political...

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