National Affairs: Ins Outshunted

Kansas politics is divided into three parts: the "ins," the "outs," and the Democrats. In last week's primary election, Kansas voters handed Republican "outs" a surprise victory over the Republican faction which has held power in the Statehouse at Topeka for 16 years.

The "ins" are led by Governor Edward F. Arn and two captains of Dwight Eisenhower's 1952 campaign, Senator Frank Carlson and National Committeeman Harry Darby. Arn openly and Carlson and Darby quietly backed Party Stalwart George Templar, 49, as Arn's successor. But by a margin of 15,000 votes, Templar, onetime U.S. attorney and state senator, was overpowered by the...

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