NEW JERSEY: A.D. 1948

When New Jersey's Millionaire Senator Albert Hawkes arrived in Washington six years ago, the late Minority Leader Charles McNary took a look at his record and remarked: "His economic thinking goes back to B.C." Last week New Jersey's G.O.P. machine decided that it was time to update. With the full approval of up-&-coming Governor Alfred Driscoll, state G.O.P. leaders unanimously resolved: "Senator Hawkes has little if any prospects of re-election and would be rendering a notable service to the state and nation were he to withdraw his candidacy."

In Hawkes's place, they nominated as...

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