POLITICAL NOTES: Hatch Bows Out

New Mexico's able Senator Carl A. Hatch withdrew this week as a candidate for reelection. Stated reason: he wants a federal judgeship. Another reason: there is some doubt that he could defeat Republican Patrick J. Hurley. Most New Mexico Democrats thought that the man who could beat Hurley was Agriculture Secretary Clinton Anderson; they hoped he would quit the Cabinet soon and take up Hatch's lance.

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