National Affairs: Bell Ringer v. Burke

When Ohio's Governor Frank Lausche appointed Mayor Thomas A. Burke of Cleveland to the U.S. Senate last October, one Ohioan reacted bluntly. Said U.S. Representative George H. Bender: "A New Deal Democrat . . . He will not represent the majority of Ohio. He will substantially misrepresent us." Last week Bender announced his plan to remedy the situation: he will be a candidate next year for the Senate seat Burke holds.

A hearty, heavy (200 Ibs.) insurance man from Cleveland, Bender is remembered by televiewers as the man ringing a bell and singing I'm Looking Over a Four Leaf Clover during the...

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