DEMOCRATS: Candidate in Orbit

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In Annapolis, Joe Curnane, a Massachusetts undertaker who looks after Jack Kennedy's political interests in Maryland, hooked his forefingers in his vest and put the heat on 48 Tidewater ward lords for sizable campaign contributions. "It gets better every day," he said. "I'd hate to see Maryland end up in the wrong column the day after the election. Don't miss the boat, gentlemen. Don't miss the boat."

In New Jersey, a Kennedy lieutenant received his instructions to stand by in heavily Democratic Hudson County on election night, grab the predictably heavy...

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