Nation: Idaho: Standoff

Given the treat of electing two Senators at once, Idaho cannily sent a liberal Democrat back to Washington in the company of a conservative Republican. Boyish Democratic Senator Frank Church, 38, won a second term. Greying Republican Len Jordan, 63, who was appointed to the Senate after the death last September of venerable fellow Republican Henry Dworshak, won a full term by defeating Gracie Pfost, a five-term Congresswoman and the Queen Bee of Idaho politics. But Idaho eyes were really centered on the campaign for Governor, in which Democrat Vernon K. Smith came...

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