THE CONGRESS: Fundamentalist Republican

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At week's end it seemed more likely that both factions would try hard to reach agreement on a floor leader rather than risk a fight at a critical time. Wherry himself was too much a "fundamentalist Republican" and too practical a politician to pursue factional interest at the risk of major damage to the party. Asked recently about his choice for the 1952 presidential nominee, Wherry answered: "I'm for the man with the best chance to win."

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