Texas: Democratic Primary, G.O.P. Gain

For Texans it was like old times before the emergence of a viable Republican Party. The only significant elections then were the Democratic primaries, and the party could afford wingding battles over faction, ideology and personalities without fear of losing office. Now the G.O.P. holds one Texas Senate seat and has an attractive U.S. Representative running for the other. The Democrats seem not to notice. Last week they wound up an old-fashioned brawl for the Senate nomination, just as if the G.O.P. did not exist. The result, according to unofficial returns Saturday...

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