National Affairs: One for the Republicans?

In tiny Delaware, where Vice President Nixon did some politicking last week. Republicans have one of their best chances to take a U.S. Senate seat away from the Democrats. The candidates: reedy-voiced incumbent Senator J. (for Joseph) Allen Frear Jr., 51, a sometime farmer, banker and small businessman, and hefty G.O.P. Representative Herbert B. (for Birchby) Warburton, 38, a Wilmington lawyer.

Conservative Democrat Frear has estranged many of Delaware's liberals—:this year his voting record showed 67% agreement with Delaware's Republican Senator John Williams. His best hope lies in the state's spotty employment situation and in the fact that farm prices are off.


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