REPUBLICANS: Revolt in the Senate?

Down from Putney, Vt. traveled Vermont's four-term liberal Republican Senator George Aiken, 66, on a presession mission to Washington. The mission: to raise a new flag of G.O.P. liberal revolt against the G.O.P.'s right-wing Senate leadership.

"The extreme right fringe is probably responsible for our losing a half-dozen of the Republican Senators'seats,"said Aiken. "There's been this feeling for some time that the conservatives would really put the party on the skids. And there will be more losses unless something is done. We have had the feeling that the President has been advised by ultraconservatives only. The liberal wing should have...

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