DEMOCRATS: Rolling Bandwagon

The day before he announced his candidacy, Massachusetts' Senator John Kennedy got an important telephone call from Columbus, Ohio. On the other end of the line, Ohio Governor Michael V. Di Salle had good news: he was committing himself and Ohio's 64 Democratic Convention delegates to Kennedy as their choice for the presidential nomination. Kennedy thanked him, cautiously called back later to ask if this was an all-out pledge. "All the way," promised Di Salle, "until you're nominated or you release us."*

After making it official at a press conference last week,...

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