Milestones: Jan. 23, 1984

ILL. Paul Tsongas, 42, earnest, fiscally moderate Democratic Senator from Massachusetts; with lymph-node cancer; in Boston. Tsongas said that because of his ailment he would not seek a second term in November. Tsongas upset liberals in 1979 by endorsing a federal bailout for Chrysler. Said he: "What I've done is show you can be a liberal Democrat and still care about economics, that profit is not a dirty word."

HOSPITALIZED. Frank Church, 59, four-term Democratic Senator (1957-80) from Idaho who chaired the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and ran for the presidential nomination in...

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