PENNSYLVANIA: The Passing of High-Button Shoes

The fight was noisy as a tenement row, and sometimes as unseemly. But when the shouting subsided in Pennsylvania last week, the liberal wing of the Republican Party, led by Republican Governor James Duff, was on top. It had trounced old (87) Joe Grundy, the foxy political grandpa who for almost 30 years had run the state's Republican Party on the principle that what was good for big business was good for the people,

In the biggest primary vote in the state's history, Duff won the nomination for U.S. Senator from Grundy-backed Congressman...

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