POLITICAL NOTES: Withdrawn Democrat

Senate Majority Leader Lyndon Johnson last week scratched one important name from the list of 1960 presidential speculations. Said he: "I do not know who the candidate will be, but I have every conviction . . . that it will not be me." But though Democrat Johnson insisted he was "not leaving the door open for any last-minute changes in attitude," one thing was clear. He had not yet thrown the bolt.


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