National Affairs: Who Won

In nine states, from Vermont to Washington, primary elections last week proved very little about national trends. In some places more Democrats than usual voted in their party primaries. In most places Senator Joe McCarthy, who once picked himself as 1954's top issue, was no issue at all; the few McCarthyites who reared up were slapped down hard. Notable among nominations for six governorships, five Senate and 92 House seats:

¶In New Hampshire a 100% Ike supporter, a Taft conservative and a fervid McCarthy fan—in that order—ran one, two, three in the Republican...

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