National Affairs: Money Votes

When Chairman Work of the Republican National Committee said that the Hoover campaign would be conducted on a budget of less than $3,000.000 (TIME, July 9), there was a general raising of eyebrows among political commentators, a general lowering of mouth-corners by local G. 0. P. bosses. Some $5,300,000 was recorded in the Harding-Coolidge campaign and more than $3,000,000 in the Coolidge-Dawes. This year, Chairman Work said, "We have candidates who will not need so large a sum." It sounded admirable, but a revised estimate was not unexpected.

Last week, the Democracy's chairman of...

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