When the voters ended his 36-year reign as boss of Jersey City back in 1949, hard-eyed old Frank Hague still clung to one lever of political control—his longtime membership on the Democratic National Committee. The imperial power which had won Millionaire Hague his bulging bank account and his $100,000 summer home was over. New Jersey's Democratic vote was no longer his to deliver. But old habits die hard. Hague went on playing the part of kingmaker.

Last week the New Jersey State Democratic Committee quietly took the committee job away from him, named Senatorial Candidate Archibald Stevens Alexander, ex-Under Secretary...

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