National Affairs: Carrying the Country

"We'll carry the country!" exclaimed Vice Presidential nominee John Nance Garner last week as he swung his feet off his desk in the Capitol and started back to Uvalde, Tex. to vote. Speaker Garner had made only one radio speech during the campaign (TIME, Oct. 24).

Campaign Cash

Last week the Democratic National Committee reported that from June 1 to Nov. 2 it had taken in $1,427,118, spent $1,261,412. For the same period Republican receipts were $1,938,821, expenditures $1,960,290. Since Sept. 1 new Democratic borrowings totaled $130,000. Unpaid debts on the 1928 campaign included $125,000...

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