National Affairs: Division Among Democrats

When bee-busy little Fiorello H. LaGuardia last week boom-buzzed into office (by a slim plurality of 133,841) as New York City's first third-term mayor, a crack in the Democratic Party widened to a crevasse.

Running on the Republican ticket, LaGuardia had been endorsed by the head of the Democratic Party, Franklin Roosevelt, opposed by Democratic National Chairman Edward J. Flynn and James A. Farley, Flynn's predecessor and President Roosevelt's onetime Man Friday.

Some results of New York City's bitter brawl:

> The American Labor Party—for years a hodgepodge of liberals, radicals, pinkos and labor-minded people, disgruntled with the old-line parties—now appeared to be definitely...

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