THE CONGRESS: Primaries

Last week more primaries were held. In Wisconsin two important Republican senatorial candidates were Governor John J. Elaine (Wet) supported by Senator Robert M. ("Sonny") LaFollette, and Senator Irvine L. Lenroot (Dry), enthusiastic Coolidge man, although he was elected six years ago on an "insurgent" platform. The extremely bitter fight was won by Governor Elaine, with some 15,000 plurality.

The gubernatorial battle was, if anything, more important than that for senator, because it involved the state machine control shakily assumed by young Senator LaFollette after his famed father's death. The candidate...

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