National Affairs: Party Man

Illinois' handsome, athletic Senator Scott Wike Lucas is living proof of the virtues of party regularity. In his 14 years as Congressman and Senator he has sponsored little major legislation, made few headlines, shown no notable talent for leadership. But he has toiled long & loyally for the Administration on Capitol Hill, and had stuck staunchly by Harry Truman in the dark days before Philadelphia. This week, for such services loyally rendered, Scott Lucas, 56, was chosen new Majority Leader of the Senate. (Tennessee's ancient Senator Kenneth McKellar, who became president pro tern, will inherit a purely honorary role and the...

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