A Good Start in the Primaries

June 1942
New Republic;6/1/42, Vol. 106 Issue 22, p763
Focuses on the congressional elections in the United States. Statement that the congressional primaries got a head start in Pennsylvania with the announcement of Republican Robert F. Rich that he was retiring voluntarily; Report that all Democratic congressional nominations were captured by New Deal liberals; Complaints that Congressmen are receiving by mail and through opinion polls.


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