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In little New Hampshire, Publisher William Loeb has a big voice: he owns the Manchester Union Leader, the state's only daily morning newspaper, and he runs it to suit himself. A rock-ribbed conservative Republican, who once called Dwight Eisenhower "that stinking hypocrite in the White House," Loeb for years was a devoted admirer of New Hampshire's G.O.P. Senator Styles Bridges. When Bridges died last month, Loeb publicly urged Governor Wesley Powell to appoint Bridges' widow, Deloris, 45, ta her husband's Senate seat. But Powell, himself a longtime Loeb favorite, decided instead to name his own protégé. Attorney General Maurice J....

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