POLITICAL BRIEFS: Mills Comes Out

Of the proliferating group of Democrats who would like to win their party's presidential nomination, conservative Congressman Wilbur Mills of Arkansas has probably been the most coy. While keen for a crack at the nomination, he has consistently feigned indifference. Last week for the first time Mills came right out and admitted that he is indeed a candidate. In letters to Wisconsin and Nebraska election officials, Mills said that he could not "in good conscience" ask that his name be left off primary ballots in those states. He added, however, that he does not plan to campaign.

Mills, the chairman...

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