National Affairs: Brannan's Plan

After months of speculation, Democrat Charles F. Brannan, Secretary of Agriculture under Harry Truman, and now general counsel of the National Farmers Union, announced in Denver last week that he will seek the U.S. Senate seat held for the past 14 years by Colorado Republican Eugene Millikin. Confined to a wheelchair by arthritis and complications. Millikin, 65, has announced that he will run again. But the G.O.P., facing hard opposition from Brannan, is expected to urge Senator Millikin to withdraw in favor of a candidate who could conduct a more vigorous campaign. A leading choice of the politicos, if Gene...

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