TRENDS: Campaign Oddments

For those wondering whether post-Watergate politics have become notably cleaner, a lamentable answer emerged last week: not much. The Washington-based Fair Campaign Practices Committee, a nonpartisan election-watchdog group formed in 1954, has received 49 complaints about the 1974 campaign thus far. Said the committee's executive director, Samuel J. Archibald: "There were so many Democratic challengers tasting victory this year, and so many Republican incumbents tasting defeat — both were tempted to use the knee in the groin."

> Quipped California Governor-elect Jerry Brown: "Some people think I got here because of my...

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