Nation: More Difficult to Govern

Typical of younger, newer members of Congress, Anthony J. ("Toby ") Moffett, 33, is experienced, outspoken—and so independent that he did not even register as a Democrat until three weeks before he filed in 1974 to run for the House from northern Connecticut's Sixth District. Before that, he earned a master's degree in urban affairs at Boston College, worked with Boston street gangs for the U.S. Office of Education, was the first director of HEW's Office of Students and Youth, was a Senate aide to Walter Mondale and headed Ralph Nader's organization in...

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