POLITICAL NOTES: Senate Stirrings

The new year, an election year, brought widespread political stirrings among Senators and would-be Senators. In November, 35 Senate seats will be open to contest—32 routine rotations, plus special elections to fill vacancies in Kansas, Pennsylvania, Ohio. Primary elections to supply senatorial nominees will commence in April. Last week's developments:

North Carolina. Opposition for the first time in 17 years to the renomination and reelection of Senator Furnifold McLendel Simmons appeared when Joseph William Bailey, potent Raleigh attorney and politician, announced his candidacy for the June primary. Would-Be Senator Bailey, a...

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