THE CONGRESS: The Senate

Arizona: Trailing in the pollsters' books only a few weeks ago, Republican Incumbent Barry Goldwater, 49, closed the gap with a flurry of TV talks, trimmed outgoing Governor Ernest McFarland after a bare-knuckle campaign that had the rancor of a personal feud. By beating McFarland, despite the Democratic trend, by winning in the teeth of Big Labor's threat to get him, unabashedly conservative Barry Goldwater emerged as Capitol Hill's No. 1 spokesman of the Republican right wing.

California: Liberal Republican Governor Goodwin J. Knight, 61, hitherto a favorite of California Democrats, paid...

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