National Affairs: Darkest Horse

Perennially posed as a dark-horse Democratic presidential candidate, Ohio's taut, tousled, five-term Governor Frank Lausche last week gave Cincinnati reporters a dark view of his political future. Asked if he would be running for governor. Lausche replied: "I hesitate to ask the people to vote for me for a sixth time."

Q. For Senator?

A. I think my chances of being elected Senator are much greater than governor -but I prefer the executive branch.

Q. President?

A. I don't think I have a chance.


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