November 1982
National Review;11/12/1982, Vol. 34 Issue 22, p1386
This article presents information on the political conditions in the U.S. It is reported that at the Republican National Committee (RNC), the odds-on favorite to succeed Richard Richards as chairman is Senator Paul Laxalt, who would serve in that office while retaining his seat in the Senate. It is pointed that after RNC chairman Bob Dole left the RNC chairmanship, the committee passed binding rules requiring future chairmen to be full-time, salaried employees of the RNC. It is stated that Malcolm Baldrige is expected to leave as Secretary of Commerce. He would be succeeded by Nicholas Brady, New Jersey's appointed senator filling out Senator Harrison Williams's term.


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