THE CAMPAIGN: Gist

The week's three big campaign developments were:

1) Senator Joe McCarthy, with the help of thousands of Democrats, won a landslide victory in the Wisconsin Republican primary. The size of his triumph (538,000 to 211,000 for his chief opponent) indicated continued popular indignation over the Communists-in-Government issue.

2) Taft promised his wholehearted support of Eisenhower.

3) Stevenson, in a San Francisco speech on foreign policy, emphasized "endurance" against Communism, and thus opened wider the gap between his attitude and Eisenhower's proposals for a more dynamic policy.

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