NEW JERSEY: Meyner's Wand

New Jersey's Governor Robert Baumle Meyner knows that a presidential prospect can look like Cinderella, but he must also have a sure touch with the fairy godmother's political wand. Bob Meyner was Cinderellegant last November; he swept to a second term at Trenton with the highest vote total (1,000,000) ever registered by a New Jersey Democrat (TIME, Nov. 18). And last week his political wand struck sparks. Winner in a tight battle for the Democratic nomination for U.S. Senator: handpicked, hand-pushed Meyner Candidate Harrison A. Williams Jr., 38.

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