Nation: Fast Sart for The Democrats

Wait till next time, says G. O. P.

If ever the Republicans had a chance I to make political capital," says California Pollster Mervin Field, "it is now." With the latest polls showing that only 30% of the voters approve of Jimmy Carter's performance in office, the Republicans might be expected to exploit such traditional issues as high taxes and Government spending as a means of winning the coming congressional elections. Yet all across the country, Democrats are displaying considerable strength at the midsummer point in congressional races. Indeed a recent Gallup poll found that...

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