Democrats: Problems of Dollars and Days

One of the more intriguing questions of the election: Where did Hubert Humphrey's dough go? Last spring it seemed that for once in his political life the Vice President could campaign in affluence. But things did not turn out that way. The Democrats figure that by Election Day they will have spent only about $10 million, less than half as much as the Republicans have budgeted. After Nov. 5, the Democrats expect to face a deficit of perhaps $5 million. This relative penury has deprived Humphrey of the prime air time that...

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