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¶ Senator Russell Long, 31, son of Huey, nephew of Governor Earl, won a full six-year term to the U.S. Senate in the seat to which he was elected for two years (TIME, Sept. 13, 1948). Russell, who says that "the day of the demagogue is over," got 67.9% of the primary vote—far more than the demagogic Kingfish ever collected.

¶ Vigorous, broad-grinned Mike Monroney, 48, a Congressman for twelve years, retired Oklahoma's inept old (73) Elmer Thomas from the Senate in a runoff campaign for the Democratic senatorial nomination (TIME, July 17), seemed likely to win in November. His Republican opponent:...

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