THE NATION: The Real Fight

There was not much left to the presidential campaign except counting the votes. Harry Truman might get a good share of the popular vote, but few people, outside of Harry Truman, gave him even an outside chance of getting the electoral votes necessary for election.

But a real fight remained and would continue to be waged right up to Election Day—the fight for control of the Senate (TIME, Oct. 11). It was still such a dingdong race in twelve doubtful states, that no one dared predict its outcome. If the Republicans failed to...

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