National Affairs: New Face in Wisconsin

Almost to its own surprise, Wisconsin's G.O.P. state convention papered over its perennial Old Guard v. Ikeman feuding in Milwaukee, settled last week on a promising new "unity candidate" to run for Democrat Bill Proxmire's U.S. Senate seat in November. The convention endorsed former State Supreme Court Justice Roland Joseph Steinle, 62, a burly (6 ft. 238 Ibs.) stemwinder with a cheesemaker's handshake who calls himself neither radical nor conservative. Steinle's prime asset : as a supreme court justice he was not involved in last year's bitter seven-man G.O.P. Senate primary in which the Old Guard lost out to Ikeman...

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