National Affairs: New Party?

California Democrats had been cautioned by Attorney General Bob Kenny to treat each other with "mutual respect" in the June 4 primaries and save their spleen for Republicans in the fall. But last week both disrespect and discord cropped up. Most of the Democratic regulars were backing ex-Congressman Will Rogers Jr. for Senator. The rugged radicals of the Hollywood Independent Committee for the Arts, Sciences and Professions, of the C.I.O.-P.A.C. and left-of-center A.F.L. unions were spending and electioneering hard for Congressman Ellis Patterson, who has often shown an agile adherence to the Communist line.

Rogers, privately endorsed by Kenny and publicly supported...

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