THE HOUSE: Pick of the Biennial Races

ONE reason that Congressmen may seem lacking in their grasp of the larger affairs of state is that they spend so much of their two-year terms trying to get reelected. It can be a draining, humbling and sometimes compromising rite. The process does, however, keep Congressmen close to the people, and it produces a biennial crop of interesting political personalities. Herewith the pick of the 435 races now being contested:

>Massachusetts' Twelfth Congressional District is a kind of political Wimbledon where the best two out of three sets mean a winner. Roughly one-third...

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