THE CONGRESS New Tracks For years, California politicos have assumed that Governor Earl Warren was grooming State Comptroller Thomas Henry Kuchel (pronounced Kee-kul) to succeed him as governor. Kuchel, a slight, friendly man, is one of the governor's closest political and personal friends, received his present post six years ago through Warren's largess, and has not only gone down the line politically for his benefactor, but has done an outstanding job as bursar of California's billion-dollar budget. Last week, however, the governor switched his protege to a new track, appointed him to the U.S. Senate to succeed Vice President-elect Richard...

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