U.S. At War: WHY BE A CONGRESSMAN?

In Massachusetts' First Congressional District Raymond Leslie Buell, 46, scholar, foreign-affairs expert, has entered the Republican primary for Congress against Allen Towner Treadway, 74, conservative Congressman for 29 years (TIME, July 20). Quiet, bespectacled Raymond Buell is running on a one-plank platform: How can Congress be improved? Unless Congress stops playing politics and buckles down to its job, he thinks, the war may be longer, the peace might be botched. One night last week friends of Mr. Buell's came to his house in Richmond in a hayrack, carried him down to the Town...

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