POLITICS: Best Employment Agency in Town

After the Democratic landslide last fall, it looked as if a lot of lame-duck Republicans were going to have to leave Washington—a fate dreaded by politicians who have grown accustomed to the power and perquisites available in the nation's capital. But the anxieties of many of them have been allayed; they are going to stay put, thanks to the benevolence of President Ford who once served in Congress with them. He has already appointed a dozen G.O.P. election losers to Government at salaries not too far below their congressional pay of $42,500 a year, or in some cases even higher.


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