Nation: Keeping the Pledge

Massachusetts' Democratic Senator Teddy Kennedy moved from a swimming holiday in the Virgin Islands to a skiing junket with Bobby (and families) at Aspen, Colo. But his office in Washington was already grinding out news releases as fast as anyone could say, "He Can Do MORE for Massachusetts." So far, Teddy's office had announced $135 million in new federal contracts, grants and loans for Massachusetts—with promises of more, more, more.

A few weeks ago. Teddy invaded New York to explain to the Grumman people why some of the subcontracting work on the lunar excursion module "requires the kind of special technology and...

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