POLITICAL NOTES: Upset in Nevada


Seven months ago, former Newsman Tom Mechling, 31, and his pretty brunette wife Margaret set out on a campaign tour that outdid the Fuller Brush man. Taking turns at the wheel of an auto trailer, they toured Nevada 18 hours a day, seven days a week, ringing doorbells and chatting with registered voters—Mechling estimated a total of 60,000 of them. Last week, at trip's end, Tom Mechling won Nevada's Democratic nomination for Senator in one of the year's most startling political upsets. His defeated opponent: popular, former State Attorney General Alan Bible, 42, the hand-picked...

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