The Nation: Creep Marches On

After the election last year, George McGovern's Washington campaign headquarters looked like one of the apocalyptically deserted buildings in On the Beach. That was not unusual. Most campaign organizations shut down as soon as the votes are counted and the thank you notes dispatched.

But almost nine months after the presidential election, the Committee for the Re-Election of the President is still humming along, rather eerily, in a second-floor sanctum at 1701 Pennsylvania Avenue, less than a block from —the White House. Former Commerce Secretary Maurice Stans still reports for work as finance committee...

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