Political Notes: Off & On

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¶Richard Nixon, ready for his official announcement in February, unleashed his strongest attack yet on the Johnson Administration. On a Texas tour squired by Republican Senator John Tower, the Republican front-runner attacked Lyndon Johnson by name, parodying his State of the Union message. "Can this nation afford to have four more years of Lyndon Johnson's policies that have failed at home and abroad?" he asked Dallas Republicans who braved rainy skies to greet him. "Never in history has the United States been in more trouble in...

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