TITLE

Why Hubert Will Lose

AUTHOR(S)
Bode, Ken
PUB. DATE
January 1977
SOURCE
New Republic;1/1/77, Vol. 176 Issue 1/2, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents information on the election for the majority leader for Democratic members of the U.S. Senate. View of the U.S. senators on these elections and the participants; Report that the contest for the post of majority leader would be between senators Hubert Humphrey and Robert Byrd; Discussion on the fate of Humphrey in the contest; Information on the authorities associated with the designation of Majority leader; Description of the political journey of Byrd; Revelation of support base of Byrd in the Democratic Party; Focus on the role played by U.S. President Jimmy Carter in this election; Fact that Humphrey's supporters have accommodated Byrd's cause by running up their own distress flags, another sign of weakness.
ACCESSION #
9611453

 

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