Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia of New York has in the course of his checkered career been by turns a Republican and a Fusionite, a standard bearer of the American Labor Party. He is also a good friend of the New Deal and has said he would take the Democratic nomination for President if it were offered. Rumor recently whispered that Thomas Gardiner Corcoran was advising him on ways & means of controlling his State's delegation to next year's Democratic Convention, possibly with a view to obtaining another nomination for Franklin Roosevelt, perhaps to offer New Deal support to Longshot...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!