THE NATION: Stand for Something

NATIONAL AFFAIRS THE NATION Stand for Something

It was a worried Republican Party which itself up off the mat again on election night and ruefully surveyed the returns. The Democrats had won again — in the only Congressional Districts in contest, in the big cities, in upstate New York towns which had been safely Republican for years. Most important, the Democrats won back the crucial Senate seat in New York, which both parties had accepted in advance as the first real 1949 test of Harry Truman's Fair Deal line.

There were a few exceptions,...

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