POLITICAL BRIEFS: Scoop Declares

In his quest for the Democratic presidential nomination, Senator Henry Jackson has rated up to an unimpressive 8% in the national polls. Indeed, there is some fear in his camp that Scoop could poop out long before next summer's nominating convention unless he rapidly becomes better known among voters and matches strides with the front runners in the initial presidential primaries. So Jackson has decided to enter the fray officially next week, and with a big bang.

On November 19, Jackson plans to announce his candidacy on an expensive, half-hour nationwide TV broadcast. In spite of the misgivings of his campaign...

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