Politics: Fusion & Fightin'

During his campaign for the mayoralty of New York, Manhattan's Republican Congressman John V. Lindsay, 43, has made every effort to identify himself as a foursquare progressive, even to the extent of treating his own G.O.P. city organization like a cast-off girl friend. Last week the strategy paid off, at least in part. By nearly unanimous vote, the nominating conference of the city's left-of-Democratic Liberal Party endorsed Lindsay as its candidate in the November election.

Kosher Label. There was scattered opposition from the floor. Said Louis Nelson, a longtime leader of the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union: "You're trying to put...

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