Still wondering whether President Eisenhower will run in 1956, other Republicans are getting into position:

¶ Associates of California's William Knowland, minority leader of the U.S. Senate, passed the word that if President Eisenhower does not announce his intentions by Feb. 1, Knowland will become an active candidate and enter Republican primaries. Knowland's timetable has a firm basis in political logic: if he is to get anywhere, he must enter certain state primaries, e.g., New Hampshire and Wisconsin, that have early filing deadlines.

¶Last week Ohio Republican leaders endorsed Senator John W. Bricker as a favorite-son candidate in the state's...

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