National Affairs: As Good as His Word

Amid all the happy-pappy generalities of his Democratic primary campaign for Governor of Kentucky last year, Albert Benjamin Chandler made one specific promise that he could be counted upon to keep: if nominated and elected, he would do all in his power to defeat his fellow Democrat and archenemy, Kentucky's Senator Earle Clements, for re-election this year. Last week Happy Chandler was proving himself as good as his word. Passed by Chandlerites in the Kentucky state senate was a bill to move the Kentucky primary date from early August to late May—when Earle Clements will still be tied down by his...

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