National Affairs: Also Running

Last week, in 34 States, candidates also ran for the U. S. Senate. Only a miracle in miraculous 1940 could turn the Democratic majority (69 out of 96) into a Republican majority. Voters therefore had the simple fun of looking at their and other people's Senatorial aspirants, judging them without many qualms about history-in-the-making. For instance:

> North Dakota's 54-year-old Republican William Langer has survived diabetes, two terms as Governor, three trials for political conspiracy and perjury (he was finally acquitted). Out against him for the Senate are a negligible Democrat and one formidable...

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