POLITICAL NOTES: Teetering Scales

The sudden death of popular ex-Governor Ralph L. Carr meant more to Colorado Republicans than the loss of their best chance to take the governorship back from the Democrats. Until Candidate Carr died of a heart attack just after the primary election (TIME, Sept. 25), they had figured that his name on the ticket would also be enough to carry able, unspectacular Eugene Millikin into another term in the U.S. Senate. Slipping off to the home of a national committeeman in Colorado Springs last week, the state's Republican leaders settled down to look for a successor who could...

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