The Administration: Busch League

The President's Club is a Democratic fund-raising group whose members contribute at least $1,000 each to the party and on occasion get to shake Johnson's hand.

The All-Star baseball game is an annual event, played last week in St. Louis, with the home-town Cardinals as team.

The Republicans are an opposition party that sometimes puts two and two together to raise a Bronx cheer at the Democrats' expense.

The G.O.P.'s latest cheer started with a chuckle. Last spring, St. Louis Brewer (Budweiser) August Busch Ir. happened to join the President's Club, bringing in family and friends to the tune of $10,000...

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