Nation: New Crop of Governors

THE day after last week's elections, Research Director David Cooper of the Democratic National Committee peered out of his office window in Washington at the late afternoon darkness; lightning flashed, rain and hail pelted down. "That damn sky is about to drop on us," he joked. "Tell them we'll give them Michigan." As it turned out, Republican Governor William Milliken did get a new term in Lansing, but over most of the U.S. the Democrats were in sunshine. They dropped the sky on the G.O.P., turning a 32-18 Republican majority of gubernatorial chairs...

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