MASSACHUSETTS: Flesh v. Blood

"I didn't even send out a postcard. Yet I got 240,000 votes. That shows how much they love me. I hope they'll love me on Nov. 3." Thus burbled Massachusetts' Governor James Michael Curley following his Democratic nomination for Senator last week. He might also have added that he did not open campaign headquarters until five days before the primary. Well might he boast, because he has few peers in U. S. politics since the death of Louisiana's Long.

Only three years ago "Jim" Curley was a sadly neglected Democrat. In spite of...

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