The Dismal Election

November 1972
New Republic;11/18/72, Vol. 167 Issue 19, p8
Reports that U.S. President Richard Nixon and his party has lost two seats in the Senate and is still a minority in the House. Claim that Nixon lacks charisma, or popularity, and he has to face a Congress that is hostile, though the power still resides largely in a conservative coalition; Representation of Nixon's coalition by Senator George Wallace; Blame for higher taxes imposed by Nixon on the Congress; Goal of Nixon to keep down taxes.


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