NEW YORK: The Luck of the Irish

His theme song in the long and strident campaign had been a snappy rendition of Coney Island Baby, calling to mind his debonair manner and cherubic smile. But on the day after the votes were counted, his top aide said: "We're going to change to With a Little Bit of Luck." As it turned out, Daniel Patrick Moynihan, 49, needed all the luck of the Irish last week to defeat Congresswoman Bella Abzug, 56, by 1% of the total vote to win a five-candidate contest for the Democratic senatorial nomination in New York...

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