Jim Farley dotted the last i and crossed the final t of his bill of divorcement from Franklin Roosevelt: he quit as chairman of the New York State Democratic Committee, a post he had held for 14 years. To newsmen summoned to his office, he handed a typewritten statement summing up his love of politics, his belief in party regularity, and his undisguised unwillingness to support Term IV. Said he:

"During all the years I have served as chairman I had tried, in so far as possible, to give all the time and...

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