POLITICAL NOTES: The Senate Sweepstakes

Who would control the new Senate? Republicans, in the minority for 13 years, needed a net gain of ten seats to take over.* To many a practiced politico, this had seemed like an insuperable obstacle. But by last week, what with the Wallace fracas and the meat shortage, some had begun to change their minds.

Almost everybody, Democrats and Republicans alike, conceded that Pennsylvania's earnest, able Governor Edward Martin would sweep out New Dealing Joe Guffey and that John Bricker would have an easy time in Ohio knocking off Democratic Senator James W....

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