National Affairs: The Senator

James Henderson Duff, 68, walked into Suite 244 in the Senate Office Building last week and hung up his cream-colored fedora. "Big Red" Duff, biggest political force in Pennsylvania, had arrived to take on his job of U.S. Senator—15 days late, because he had stayed to finish out his full term as Pennsylvania's governor.

Suite 244, formerly occupied by Idaho's beaten, guitar-playing Glen Taylor, was stacked with flowers. Shortly it became stacked with Pennsylvania well-wishers, many of whom had ridden into political office on the Duff coattails, had traveled on to Washington bedecked with yellow ribbons reading "Good Luck, Jim" to celebrate...

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