MASSACHUSETTS: Second Chance

Amid the cheers of Democrats, many of whom took a dim view of him two years ago because he seemed overambitious, fiery Foster Furcolo, 45, stormed back to center stage in Massachusetts politics last week. Everybody had expected Ex-Congressman (1949-52) Furcolo to win nomination as the party's candidate for governor, but nobody had expected a landslide. Furcolo, running strongly in nearly every precinct in the state, won going away with 357,409 votes, to only 131,875 for his primary opponent, able former State Auditor Thomas H. Buckley. In a comparatively light vote,...

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