OREGON: Tea & Sympathy

No sooner was Mark Hatfield elected Governor of Oregon last month than the energetic young (36) Republican dashed off a pro forma request to Oregon's eccentric Democratic Senator Wayne Morse. Said Hatfield: Would Morse, as senior member of the state's congressional delegation, arrange a conference so that Governor and delegation could discuss federal-state problems? Replied Wayne Morse: No, nothing could come of such a meeting. Undaunted, Hatfield went ahead and held his own man-to-man conferences. Last week he worked around to the other half of the Morseberger senatorial team, Morse's onetime protégé and latterday whipping boy, Senator Richard Neuberger....

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