Nation: The Phantom Candidate

Cabot Lodge's chance to score one last impressive win before the Republican Convention will come in Oregon's free-for-all May 15 primary, when all major Republican contenders will be on the ballot.

Last week Lodge workers, still full of pizazz from their New Hampshire surprise, opened campaign headquarters in Portland. Headed by Paul Grindle, a Cambridge importer, and Boston Lawyer David Goldberg, the organization talked poor-mouth, reported that of their $25,000 costs in New Hampshire, only $8,000 has actually been paid. A money-raising drive is on in Boston, Washington and New York. The Lodge men figure they will need another $75,000 for the...

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