DEMOCRATS: Primaries & Protests

In two States on opposite sides of the nation Democratic primaries last week gave President Roosevelt two resounding victories. In each, however, enough non-Roosevelt votes were cast to set political quidnuncs to arguing on the significance, if any, of the loser's strength.

¶In Maryland the President was again opposed by Colonel Henry Breckinridge, Manhattan lawyer who lost overwhelmingly to Franklin Roosevelt in Pennsylvania fortnight ago. Chiefly noted as a onetime Assistant Secretary of War (1913-16) and as Charles A. Lindbergh's attorney, Colonel Breckinridge is a thin-lipped, sinewy, 49-year-old member of Kentucky's famed Breckinridge family. To keep...

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