Politics: Down to an Issue

In all the U.S. there is no more fascinating congressional district than the First of Kansas. It is vast: its 58 counties comprise almost the entire western two-thirds of the state, stretching over more land area than all of New York or Pennsylvania. It has good-sized towns, small towns and well-populated farm areas. Last week its emerald green milo was near harvest; a more delicate green was presented by wheat shoots breaking through the rich soil's surface; still in olive drab was the stubble of the past wheat crop left in a third...

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