National Affairs: Split in Pennsylvania

The big new fact in Pennsylvania politics is that the Grundy machine, pronounced dead only a year ago, is back in power again. That fact may vitally affect the political fortunes of Ike Eisenhower and Robert Taft.

When ex-Governor Jim Duff went to Washington as U.S. Senator last year, he thought he had licked old Republican Boss Joe Grundy once & for all, and had left the state in safe hands. In the bitter Republican primary, Duff denounced Grundy and his Pennsylvania Manufacturers' Association as a bunch of "high-button-shoe reactionaries." Duff won, against all the power that 87-year-old Grundy could bring against...

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