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White House 2000: Key Stories

The following are links to major stories on White House 2000 from The Washington Post and The Associated Press. For information on how to contact these candidates, see our candidate information page.

Candidates: Gary Bauer | Bill Bradley | Pat Buchanan | George W. Bush
Steve Forbes | Al Gore | Orrin Hatch | John McCain | Bob Smith

Dropped Out: Lamar Alexander | Elizabeth Dole | John Kasich | Dan Quayle
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Election Overview

Presidential Debate Panel Reviewing Rules (Oct. 26, 1999)
At GOP Debate, a Unified Blast at Bush (Oct. 23, 1999)
Analysis: Dollars Dictate Early Exits (Oct. 21, 1999)
Gore Takes Another Swing at Bradley (Oct. 10, 1999)
Gore, Bradley Make Costly Promises (Oct. 9, 1999)
Trump Throws His Hat in the Ring (Oct. 9, 1999)
Gore's Moves Intensify 'Preseason' (Oct. 3, 1999)
Democratic Money Race Getting Closer (Sept. 30, 1999)
Deep-Pocketed Bush Could Hit Democrat Early (Sept. 25, 1999)
Gore's Advantages Show Signs of Erosion (Sept. 19, 1999)
Class of 2000 Projects the Grit, Not the Gravy (Sept. 18, 1999)
Politicians Court Hispanic Vote (Sept. 16, 1999)
Battle for Veterans' Vote Heats Up (Sept. 9, 1999)
Clinton-Weary Public Has Doubts About Gore (Sept. 8, 1999)
Holiday Finds Hopefuls Looking for Votes (Sept. 6, 1999)
Candidates' Views May Arrive With Autumn (Sept. 5, 1999)
Many Campaign Sites Fail Privacy Test (Sept. 1, 1999)
Beatty Weighs Role of Presidential Candidate (Aug. 29, 1999)
Bush Backs Hill Republicans on Guns (Aug. 28, 1999)
Aid That Bush Forgoes Benefits Rivals (Aug. 24, 1999)
Bradley Follows His Own Playbook (Aug. 22, 1999)
Fixing Schools Is Top Task (Aug. 18, 1999)
Rivals Turn Attacks on Bush (Aug. 16, 1999)
After Iowa: Forbes, Bauer to Battle for Right (Aug. 16, 1999)
Bush Wins Iowa Straw Poll, Forbes Second (Aug. 15, 1999)
Ames Hosts Ultimate Political Party (Aug. 15, 1999)
Local Issues Enter National Debate (Aug. 15, 1999)
Iowa Hosting a Grand, Opulent Party (Aug. 14, 1999)
Iowa Provides Big Early Test (Aug. 13, 1999)
Bush Process Echoes Past (Aug. 8, 1999)
Gore and Clinton, a Team Again (Aug. 8, 1999)
Reagan Legacy Still Strong for GOP Hopefuls (Aug. 4, 1999)
The Shrinking Field (Aug. 3, 1999)
Reform Party to Be Led by Ventura Supporter (July 26, 1999)
Primary Crunch Spurs Talk of Change for 2004 (July 25, 1999)
Reform Party Mulls Whether to Toss Ross as Boss (July 25, 1999)
GOP Contenders Gear Up for Iowa Straw Poll (July 24, 1999)
Perot-Ventura Battle Could Rattle Reform Party (July 24, 1999)
Clinton 'Keying Up' as Political Stage Shifts (July 22, 1999)
On Iowa's Front Lines, Differences Emerge (July 19, 1999)
Bush Opposes Limiting Texas Bankruptcy Shelter (July 18, 1999)
From Peanuts to Posh: A Tale of 2 Campaigns (July 17, 1999)
Bradley Nearly Equals Gore in Size of Bankroll (July 16, 1999)
Kasich to End Bid; Smith Quits GOP (July 14, 1999)
Ventura Battles Perot for Reform Party Control (July 13, 1999)
Health Care Growing as 2000 Issue (July 11, 1999)
Late Change of Plans for Republicans (July 9, 1999)
Iowa Straw Poll Could Break Some GOP Backs (July 8, 1999)
Contenders Woo Local Know-How in N.H. (July 7, 1999)
Primaries Could Be Decisive by Mid-March (July 2, 1999)
The Battle for California Looms (June 27, 1999)
Media Cast Gore as Tortoise, Bush as Hare (June 25, 1999)
Stakes Unusually High in Next Year's Election (June 21, 1999)
GOP Could Hold to 'Two-Primary Theory' (June 19, 1999)
Bush Gets Majority Over Gore in Poll (June 17, 1999)
GOP Rivals Accept Bush's Dare (June 15, 1999)
GOP Hopefuls Tout Themselves to Iowans (June 13, 1999)
Presidential Race Starts in Earnest (June 12, 1999)
Presidential Candidates Run Against the Hill (June 12, 1999)
Wooing the Right With Personal Faith (June 2, 1999)
Perceptions, Candidates' Positions at Odds (May 23, 1999)
Study Disputes Clinton '96 Strategy (May 22, 1999)
Values May Be Up Front in Campaign Wars (May 12, 1999)
Mich. Democrats Plan Earliest Caucus (May 9, 1999)
CNN Cancels Gore's Hosting Gig (May 7, 1999)
Sizing Up the GOP Herd (May 4, 1999)
Bush Passes on GOP Event That Draws 8 Hopefuls (May 3, 1999)
Candidates Hang Hopes on Electronic Hustings (April 26, 1999)
Gore and Bradley: New Hampshire's Primary Contrast (April 17, 1999)
Gore, Bush Lead in Money Race (April 16, 1999)
Abortion Fades From GOP Limelight (April 14, 1999)
Health Care Reform Hits the Campaign Trail (April 6, 1999)
Starting Early and Urgently (April 4, 1999)
Gore, Bush Are Ahead of Field in Cash Crops (April 1, 1999)
GOP Hopefuls Differ on Kosovo (March 27, 1999)
At Election Commission, 'Exploring' Means Running (March 21, 1999)
Prosperity Alters Politics in New Hampshire (March 21, 1999)
Poll: GOP Leads on Foreign Policy, Trails Domestically (March 17, 1999)
Women's Political Muscle Shapes 2000 Race (March 11, 1999)
Politicians Seeking Green Respect N.Y. Scene (March 5, 1999)
Abortion Key Issue for Calif. GOP Leader (March 1, 1999)
Huge Money Chase Marks 2000 Race (Feb. 28, 1999)
California's GOP Searching for Unity (Feb. 28, 1999)
GOP Aspirants Warned Not to Attack Rivals (Feb. 24, 1999)
Va. to Allow Presidential Primaries (Feb. 23, 1999)
Scandal May Resonate in Campaigns (Feb. 14, 1999)
Regional Primary Plan Approved (Feb. 13, 1999)
Rewriting the Rules: The Media's Personal Probe (Feb. 12, 1999)
Republican Hopefuls Decry Moral Decay (Feb. 7, 1999)
GOP Hopefuls Wooing Religious Right (Feb. 6, 1999)
Religious Right Queries GOP Rivals (Feb. 4, 1999)
A New Front in Ballot Battle (Jan. 23, 1999)
GOP Rivals Belittle Bush's Claim to Conservatism (Jan. 22, 1999)
The Hum of Democratic Hopefuls (Dec. 6, 1998)
Gore Tests Slogan With Party Centrists (Dec. 3, 1998)
Easy Money: Donations Without Limits (Oct. 1, 1998)
California Moves Up Its Primary (Sept. 29, 1998)
Candidates Find Virtue in Chastity Issue (Sept. 28, 1998)
GOP Planning Presidential Straw Poll (April 2, 1998)
AFL-CIO Fights Proposed Spending Curbs (March 20, 1998)
The Republicans' Perpetual Candidates. . . (March 10, 1998)
Presidential Hopefuls Head to N.H. (Feb. 17, 1998)
Enough Presidential Hopefuls to Fill Air Force One (Dec. 22, 1997)
Sites Considered for 2000 Conventions (Dec. 7, 1997)
DNC's Legal Bills: $11 Million (Nov. 30, 1997)
Staying Ahead of the PACs (Nov. 25, 1997)
GOP Puts Its Debt at Only $6 Million (Nov. 16, 1997)
A Candidacy in 2000, by the Numbers (Oct. 18, 1997)
Indianapolis Stages GOP Warm-Up Run (Aug. 25, 1997)
Democrats' Hopefuls for 2000 Give Nod to Hispanics (July 23, 1997)


Lamar Alexander (R)
Profile: Alexander Quits a Long Quest (Aug. 17, 1999)
Former Tennessee governor Lamar Alexander, who began running for president in early 1993 and never stopped, decides to quit the race for the Republican nomination, saying there was "no realistic way" to keep going.

Post Coverage:
Alexander Pursues a Lonely, Long-Shot Quest (Aug. 11, 1999)
Alexander Lays Off 4 Top Staffers (June 4, 1999)
Alexander Begins Run on Fresh Foot (March 10, 1999)
Chastened, Cheerful Alexander Tries Again (March 9, 1999)
Alexander Outlines a Foreign Policy (Feb. 12, 1999)
Alexander Looks to 2000 (Jan. 8, 1999)
For Alexander PAC Outposts, Location Is Primary (Dec. 21, 1997)


Gary Bauer (R)
Profile: Bauer to Shake Religious Right Label (April 21, 1999)

To preside as a candidate that the mass public will take seriously, Bauer must escape from the religious right stereotype that much of the U.S. constituency has given him. He fears the label as the right's fringe candidate.

Post Coverage:
Ex-Aides to Bauer Speak Out (Sept. 30, 1999)
Bauer Calls for Flat Tax (Sept. 23, 1999)
Rivals Turn Attacks on Bush (Aug. 16, 1999)
After Iowa: Forbes, Bauer to Battle for Right (Aug. 16, 1999)
Bauer Backs Smith's GOP Defection (July 11, 1999)
Bauer Joins GOP Fray (April 22, 1999)
Bauer Tries to Shake Label of Religious Right (April 21, 1999)
Bauer Planning Steps for Presidential Bid (Jan. 31, 1999)
Bauer Calls for Clinton to Quit (Jan. 31, 1999)


Bill Bradley (D)
Profile: Bradley Starts Run for White House (December 5, 1998)

Bradley has considered running for president at other times in his political career, only to pull back. This time, declaring "I'm at the top of my game," he said he was ready to make the grueling and costly race for the nomination.

Democrats Echo Themes in N.H. Face-Off (Oct. 28, 1999)
Gore, Bradley Search for Distinctions (Oct. 27, 1999)
Preparing for a Face-Off That's 'Not a Debate' (Oct. 27, 1999)
Bradley Issues Plan to Fight Child Poverty (Oct. 22, 1999)
Bradley Stays Course on 'Joyous Journey' (Oct. 11, 1999)
Gore, Bradley Make Costly Promises (Oct. 9, 1999)
Gore Plans to Attack Bradley Reversals (Oct. 1, 1999)
Bradley Raises More Than Gore in 3rd Quarter (Oct. 1, 1999)
Gore Shakes Up a Troubled Campaign (Sept. 30, 1999)
Democratic Money Race Getting Closer (Sept. 30, 1999)
Bradley Unveils Health Care Plan (Sept. 29, 1999)
Gore and Bradley: Variations on a Theme (Sept. 26, 1999)
Guns, Ads in Candidates’ Sights (Sept. 22, 1999)
Bradley Pulls Even in New Hampshire (Sept. 19, 1999)
Environmental Group Will Endorse Bradley (Sept. 14, 1999)
No More Coasting for Bradley (Sept. 12, 1999)
Bradley Officially Enters Presidential Race (Sept. 9, 1999)
Relaxed Bradley Invokes Myth, Magic (Sept. 6, 1999)
Bradley Follows His Own Playbook (Aug. 22, 1999)
Gore, Bradley Court Labor in Iowa (Aug. 20, 1999)
Abortion Becomes Issue for Gore, Bradley (Aug. 13, 1999)
Bradley Calls for Racial Inclusion (Aug. 6, 1999)
Bradley Says He'd Veto GOP Tax Cut (Aug. 2, 1999)
Bradley Calls for Fall Pact Against 'Soft Money' (July 23, 1999)
Bradley's Presidential Bid Takes Off (July 5, 1999)
Kerrey Set to Endorse Bradley Bid (July 2, 1999)
Bradley Given Mixed Assessment as Leader (June 25, 1999)
Bradley Goes Courting in California (June 19, 1999)
Bradley Tiptoes Down the Campaign Trail (May 25, 1999)
Bradley Money-Making Machine Roars (May 22, 1999)
Bradley Seeks to Tap Unions' Anger (May 21, 1999)
In Personal Wealth, Bradley Leads Gore (May 18, 1999)
Bradley on a Fast Break (May 2, 1999)
Bradley Raises Medicare Means Test (April 29, 1999)
Ex-Senator Avoids Blaming N.Y. Police (April 21, 1999)
In Iowa, Bradley's Agenda Puts Gore on Defensive (March 22, 1999)
Bradley Challenges Democrats on Issues (Feb. 7, 1999)
Bill Bradley Takes a Shot (Feb. 1, 1999)
Bradley Kicks Off Campaign in N.H. (Jan. 26, 1999)
Bradley Kicks Off 2000 Campaign (Jan. 25, 1999)
Bradley Starts Run for White House (Dec. 5, 1998)
Bill Bradley, Ready With an Agenda (Oct. 23, 1997)


Pat Buchanan (R)
Profile: Buchanan Vows to 'Clean Up ... Culture' (March 3, 1999)
Buchanan launched his third bid for the White House in typical style inveighing against economic globalism, the U.N., immigration, affirmative action, abortion, and calling for the return of moral leadership to the presidential office.

Post Coverage:
Buchanan Bolts GOP for Reform Party (Oct. 26, 1999)
Bush Stance on Buchanan Criticized (Sept. 28, 1999)
Pulling Punches on Buchanan (Sept. 26, 1999)
Bush to Buchanan: Stay With GOP (Sept. 25, 1999)
Republicans Launch Attack on Buchanan (Sept. 24, 1999)
Buchanan Favored for Reform Nomination (Sept. 20, 1999)
Buchanan's 3rd-Party Chances Cause Concern (Sept. 14, 1999)
Buchanan 'Strongly' Leaning to Reform Bid (Sept. 13, 1999)
Buchanan: No Plans to Leave GOP (Aug. 5, 1999)
Buchanan's Brother Faces Gun Charge (May 20, 1999)
Buchanan Vows to 'Clean Up ... Our Culture' (March 3, 1999)
Buchanan Dumps on Clinton Steel Policy (March 2, 1999)


Gov. George W. Bush (R-Tex.)
Profile: The Making of George W. Bush (July 25, 1999)
Bush began his race downplaying the importance of the economic boom under Democratic hold and focusing on "less meaty" issues such as character. "Prosperity alone is simply materialism," he said of the economic success.

Post Coverage:
Editor Quits Over Bush Bio Imbroglio (Oct. 27, 1999)
Bush Begins Ad Campaign (Oct. 26, 1999)
Bush: Weighing the Cost of Compassion (Oct. 24, 1999)
Bush Biography Recalled (Oct. 23, 1999)
Bush: Marijuana Laws Up to States (Oct. 22, 1999)
Bush Book Is on Hold After Author Is Accused (Oct. 22, 1999)
Bush Keeps Congress at Safe Distance (Oct. 19, 1999)
Bush Campaign Spending Soars (Oct. 16, 1999)
Texas Environment Could Work Against Bush (Oct. 15, 1999)
Bush Shows a Shadow of Clintonism (Oct. 7, 1999)
Bush Says GOP Must Turn From Negativity (Oct. 6, 1999)
Bush Criticism Surprised House GOP (Oct. 2, 1999)
Bush Refining Strategy for Primaries (Oct. 2, 1999)
Christian Coalition Leader Praises Bush (Oct. 2, 1999)
Bush Faults House GOP Spending Plan (Oct. 1, 1999)
Bush Stance on Buchanan Criticized (Sept. 28, 1999)
Ex-Speaker: Bush Friend Pushed for Guard Slot (Sept. 28, 1999)
Bush Shuns Insiders, Father's Ex-Aides (Sept. 26, 1999)
Deep-Pocketed Bush Could Hit Democrat Early (Sept. 25, 1999)
Bush to Buchanan: Stay With GOP (Sept. 25, 1999)
Bush Outlines Defense Priorities (Sept. 24, 1999)
Guns, Ads in Candidates’ Sights (Sept. 22, 1999)
Bush Reportedly Helped Into Guard (Sept. 21, 1999)
Texas Drug Laws Changed Little Under Bush (Sept. 20, 1999)
Bush’s Message Reflects Hispanic Demographics (Sept. 15, 1999)
Vendors Say 'Bush 2000' Is All Theirs (Sept. 9, 1999)
Clinton-Weary Public Has Doubts About Gore (Sept. 8, 1999)
Bush Weighs in on School Vouchers (Sept. 3, 1999)
Bush Need Not Testify, Judge Rules (Aug. 31, 1999)
Bush Backs Hill Republicans on Guns (Aug. 28, 1999)
Aid That Bush Forgoes Benefits Rivals (Aug. 24, 1999)
Bush Backers Assail the Media (Aug. 23, 1999)
Agencies Vary in Handling Drug Issue (Aug. 23, 1999)
Bush Faces Lawsuit in Texas (Aug. 23, 1999)
Bush: Share Lessons Learned From Mistakes (Aug. 21, 1999)
Drug Questions Show Clinton Changed 'Game' (Aug. 21, 1999)
Bush Goes Further on Drug Question (Aug. 20, 1999)
Bush Makes Clinton's China Policy an Issue (Aug. 20, 1999)
Bush-Forbes Tensions Rising (Aug. 19, 1999)
Bush Alters Position on Drug Question (Aug. 19, 1999)
Court Spares Bush a Politically Difficult Decision (Aug. 18, 1999)
GOP Battle Lines Growing Sharper (Aug. 17, 1999)
Rivals Turn Attacks on Bush (Aug. 16, 1999)
After Iowa: Forbes, Bauer to Battle for Right (Aug. 16, 1999)
Bush Wins Iowa Straw Poll, Forbes Second (Aug. 15, 1999)
Straw Poll Could Be Win-Win for Bush (Aug. 14, 1999)
Bush Moves to Keep Conservatives Happy (Aug. 13, 1999)
Drug Use: A Campaign Issue in the Making (Aug. 11, 1999)
Bush Process Echoes Past (Aug. 8, 1999)
Tax Takes a Holiday, Lone Star Style (Aug. 8, 1999)
Bush Linked to Alleged Political Reprisal (Aug. 3, 1999)
Bush Winning Over Trade Group Chiefs (Aug. 1, 1999)
On Bush's Turf, Gore Courts Hispanic Vote (July 29, 1999)
Gore Campaign to Shift Focus Onto Bush (July 26, 1999)
Republicans Admire Bill . . . McKinley, That Is (July 24, 1999)
Bush's Team Points Way to Washington (July 23, 1999)
Bush Moves to Define His Credo (July 23, 1999)
Bush Responds to Financing Attacks (July 20, 1999)
Bush Opposes Limiting Texas Bankruptcy Shelter (July 18, 1999)
Gore Spares No Expense While Bush Is Tight-Fisted (July 17, 1999)
Bush Draws Fire Over Straw Poll Spending (July 17, 1999)
Bush Defends Decision on Matching Funds (July 16, 1999)
Bush Campaign Swings Through Area (July 15, 1999)
Bush Ad Blitz May Hurt Gore (July 12, 1999)
Bush's Campaign Strategy Sets the Pace for 2000 (July 4, 1999)
For Bush Fund-Raisers, Bucks Never Stopped (July 3, 1999)
Bush Cleared $250,000 From Sale of Assets (July 3, 1999)
Media Misled by Silence on Fund-Raising (July 2, 1999)
Bush's Huge Coffers Invite Scorn From Opponents (July 2, 1999)
Confident Bush Woos High-Tech Leaders (July 2, 1999)
Bush's Fund-Raising Opens Huge Disparity (July 1, 1999)
Affirmative Action Foe Connerly Endorses Bush (July 1, 1999)
Bush Begins 'Vigorous Fight' for California (June 30, 1999)
Bush Enjoys Brotherly Boost From Florida Tour (June 26, 1999)
Poll Shows Bush Gains With Women, Hispanics (June 25, 1999)
Bush: Abortion Stand Not a Factor With Running Mate (June 24, 1999)
Balancing Act Begins for Bush (June 23, 1999)
Bush Favors Va.-Style Gun Control (June 23, 1999)
Bush Is Lone Star for GOP Cash in D.C. (June 22, 1999)
Bush Says He Backed Defeated House Gun Bill (June 22, 1999)
Clinton Calls Bush Soft on Key Issues (June 21, 1999)
Bush Signs Law Banning Cities Anti-Gun Suits (June 20, 1999)
Bush Already Taking Shots at Gore (June 16, 1999)
Bush Sets No Litmus Test for Judges (June 15, 1999)
Gov. George & the Media Dragon (June 14, 1999)
Bushes, Father and Son, Talk of Their Relationship (June 14, 1999)
In Iowa, Bush Hits Rhetorical Notes, Trail (June 13, 1999)
Challenge for Bush: Unite Divided GOP (June 11, 1999)
Rivals Race to Block Bush Coronation (June 9, 1999)
Bush Takes Anti-Tax Pledge (June 9, 1999)
Bush's First Campaign Trip Starts in a Fishbowl (June 8, 1999)
Bush Adviser Sees Clouds Over Economy (June 8, 1999)
Calif. Think Tank Helps Staff Bush Team (June 8, 1999)
A Candidate Called W. (June 7, 1999)
Midwestern Mayor Shapes Bush's Message (June 5, 1999)
Bush's Reply to Democrats Shuns Specifics (June 4, 1999)
Bush Previews His Campaign Road Show (June 2, 1999)
Texas Legislative Session Pleases Bush (June 1, 1999)
Bush's Dollar Store: The Bucks Drop Here (June 1, 1999)
Bush, Rivals Race to Define His Image (May 31, 1999)
Bush's Moment of Tax Truth (May 28, 1999)
Bush Gets Legislative Victory on Abortion (May 23, 1999)
Bush Weighs Position on Senate Gun Bill (May 22, 1999)
Texas Hate-Crimes Bill Dies (May 15, 1999)
Bush: The Stay-at-Home Campaigner (May 9, 1999)
'Armies of Compassion' in Bush's Plans (April 25, 1999)
Va. Gov. Gilmore Endorses Bush's Candidacy (April 17, 1999)
Gov. Bush's Income Soared in 1998 (April 16, 1999)
Bush Makes a Dash for Cash (April 7, 1999)
Gore, Bush Are Ahead of Field in Cash Crops (April 1, 1999)
Bush Puts His Brand on Texas Policies (March 21, 1999)
Conservatives Defend Bush on Abortion (March 20, 1999)
Bush Starts Presidential Exploratory Panels (March 8, 1999)
Bandwagon No Free Ride Toward Bush Nomination (March 8, 1999)
Bush to Launch Exploratory Effort (March 7, 1999)
Bush Taking First Step Toward Run for President (March 3, 1999)
Many GOP Governors Ready to Back Bush (Feb. 23, 1999)
GOP Lawmakers Join Effort to Draft Bush (Feb. 11, 1999)
Bush's Plan for Texas May Be 2000 Prelude (Jan. 28, 1999)
Bush Keeps Observers Guessing About 2000 (Jan. 20, 1999)
Bush in 2000? (Oct. 18, 1998)
Bush Derides Talk He Fears 2000 Run (Oct. 15, 1998)
George Walker Bush, Driving on the Right (Sept. 24, 1998)
Gov. Bush Reconsiders Desire to Be President (Sept. 17, 1998)
Bush Brothers Fire Up GOP Fund-Raising (June 18, 1998)
For Now, Bush Wants to 'Win Big' in Texas (May 4, 1998)
Another Bush Administration? (Nov. 26, 1997)
Another Bush in Line? (May 9, 1997)


Elizabeth Hanford Dole (R)
Profile: Dole Crafts Strategy to Close Gender Gap (April 11, 1999)
The first thing that most notice about Elizabeth Dole is that she's a she, but how much can she count on her gender to pull votes? Dole is attempting to craft a political persona that does more than exploit the advantages of her gender.

Post Coverage:
Dole Drops GOP Presidential Bid (Oct. 21, 1999)
One Small Step for Womankind (Oct. 21, 1999)
With Drawing Power, Dole Seeks Staying Power (Oct. 17, 1999)
Dole Campaign's Role: Bridging Past, Future (Oct. 13, 1999)
Dole's Top Priority: Missile Defense (Sept. 28, 1999)
Dole Enlists Husband to Raise Funds (Sept. 25, 1999)
Dole Outlines Education Plan (Sept. 23, 1999)
Dole Struggles to Be Top Bush Alternative (Sept. 12, 1999)
Resurgent Dole Muffles Stances on Social Issues (Aug. 17, 1999)
Rivals Turn Attacks on Bush (Aug. 16, 1999)
After Iowa: Forbes, Bauer to Battle for Right (Aug. 16, 1999)
Dole's Bid to Make History (July 15, 1999)
Dole Proposal Tackles Internet Pornography (June 29, 1999)
For Dole, Fame Surpasses Fund-Raising (May 19, 1999)
Dole Stakes Out Position in Center (May 4, 1999)
Dole Greets Iowans Via Phone (April 23, 1999)
When Dole Talks, Interest Groups Pay (April 16, 1999)
Dole Crafts Strategy to Close Gender Gap (April 11, 1999)
Dole Gets Practice in Campaigning (March 19, 1999)
Dole Opens Presidential Exploratory Effort (March 11, 1999)
Dole to Set Presidential Committee (March 5, 1999)
Dole: Managing an Agency and an Image (Feb. 16, 1999)
Dole Urges Better Standards for Teachers (Feb. 16, 1999)
Dole Evokes Reagan Legacy in N.H. (Feb. 9, 1999)
Elizabeth Dole Hints at Presidential Bid (Jan. 5, 1999)
Watts, E. Dole Win GOP Support (March 2, 1998)
The Candidate's Wife and Partner in Climb (Nov. 2, 1996)


Steve Forbes (R)
Profile: No Blank Checks for Forbes (Aug. 17, 1999)
A review of Forbes's holdings suggests that his checkbook candidacy isn't that simple – or painless. To match George W. Bush's record $37 million haul, Steve Forbes could have no choice but to sell part of the family business, liquidate real estate, or go heavily into debt.

Post Coverage:
Forbes Says Bush Should Pull Ad (Oct. 27, 1999)
Forbes Aides Plan Big Ad Drive Against Bush (Oct. 4, 1999)
Bush-Forbes Tensions Rising (Aug. 19, 1999)
Rivals Turn Attacks on Bush (Aug. 16, 1999)
After Iowa: Forbes, Bauer to Battle for Right (Aug. 16, 1999)
Bush Wins Iowa Straw Poll, Forbes Second (Aug. 15, 1999)
Forbes Puts His Money Right in Iowa (Aug. 9, 1999)
For Forbes' Chairman, Being First Doesn't Count (June 24, 1999)
Forbes Pursuing Minority Voters (June 20, 1999)
Forbes Uses Fund-Raiser to Raise His Profile (June 17, 1999)
Forbes' N.H. Campaign Manager Resigns (May 20, 1999)
Cash in Hand, Forbes Reaches to Right (April 1, 1999)
Forbes Challenges Rivals to Keep Right (March 17, 1999)
Candidate Forbes to Try His Fortunes Again (March 16, 1999)
Forbes to Offer Another GOP Response to Speech (Jan. 27, 1998)


Vice President Al Gore (D)
Profile: Gore, Clinton Face Toughest Loyalty Test (June 16, 1999)
Gore fears Clinton's tangled past has become a danger to his future. He seeks to reintroduce himself to Americans as more than a dutiful subordinate – a leader who is a fully credible occupant of the Oval Office.

Post Coverage:
Democrats Echo Themes in N.H. Face-Off (Oct. 28, 1999)
Gore, Bradley Search for Distinctions (Oct. 27, 1999)
Preparing for a Face-Off That's 'Not a Debate' (Oct. 27, 1999)
'Normal Guy' Gore Starts Connecting (Oct. 26, 1999)
Gore Would Ban Offshore Drilling (Oct. 22, 1999)
Gore Takes Aim at Deadbeat Dads (Oct. 20, 1999)
Ad Watch: Gore Launches New Spot Gore Ad (Oct. 19, 1999)
Gore Sets His Sights on 'Superdelegates' (Oct. 18, 1999)
Gore Might Forgo Clinton's Help (Oct. 16, 1999)
Excerpts From Gore's Washington Post Luncheon (Oct. 16, 1999)
Gore Turns Anger Into First TV Ad (Oct. 15, 1999)
Gore Gains AFL-CIO's Nod, Despite Dissent (Oct. 14, 1999)
AFL-CIO Poised for Endorsement of Gore (Oct. 11, 1999)
Al Gore, Growing Up in Two Worlds (Oct. 10, 1999)
Gore Takes Another Swing at Bradley (Oct. 10, 1999)
Gore, Bradley Make Costly Promises (Oct. 9, 1999)
Treasury, NEA Unions Give Gore Early Support (Oct. 9, 1999)
Gore's Tenn. Move Underlines New Approach (Oct. 7, 1999)
Gore Picks Brazile to Manage Campaign (Oct. 7, 1999)
Coelho's Expo Filing Details Millions in Income (Oct. 7, 1999)
Gore Double-Teams Bradley, Attacks Bush (Oct. 6, 1999)
Gore Campaign, Clinton Policy: A Search for Balance (Oct. 5, 1999)
Labor May Hold Off on Gore (Oct. 5, 1999)
Gore Presses for Regular Debates (Oct. 4, 1999)
Gore Learns From Father's Life (Oct. 3, 1999)
Gore's Moves Intensify 'Preseason' (Oct. 3, 1999)
Audit Faults Tony Coelho's Work in Portugal (Oct. 3, 1999)
Gore Dumps Pollster in Latest Move (Oct. 2, 1999)
Gore Plans to Attack Bradley Reversals (Oct. 1, 1999)
Bradley Raises More Than Gore in 3rd Quarter (Oct. 1, 1999)
Gore Shakes Up a Troubled Campaign (Sept. 30, 1999)
Analysis: Looking for Edge in 'Tough Fight' (Sept. 30, 1999)
Gore and Bradley: Variations on a Theme (Sept. 26, 1999)
Environmentalists Offered Access to Gore (Sept. 24, 1999)
Labor Holding Back on Backing Gore (Sept. 21, 1999)
Gore's Advantages Show Signs of Erosion (Sept. 19, 1999)
U.S., S. Africa Reach Deal on AIDS Drugs (Sept. 19, 1999)
Gore Argues the Case for Affirmative Action (Sept. 17, 1999)
Gore Woos Philadelphia Mayor (Sept. 16, 1999)
Gore Alters Plans, Hustles to Class (Sept. 11, 1999)
Gore Lags in Support in Congress (Sept. 10, 1999)
Battle for Veterans' Vote Heats Up (Sept. 9, 1999)
Clinton-Weary Public Has Doubts About Gore (Sept. 8, 1999)
Gore Outlines Proposal on Health Care (Sept. 8, 1999)
Gore Offers $5M Aid Package to Fishermen (Sept. 3, 1999)
Gore Feels Fallout of Russian Scandal (Aug. 27, 1999)
Gore Avoids Stance on Creationism (Aug. 27, 1999)
Gore Is Double-Teamed in N.Y. (Aug. 21, 1999)
Gore, Bradley Court Labor in Iowa (Aug. 20, 1999)
Gore Also Focusing on Iowa (Aug. 14, 1999)
Abortion Becomes Issue for Gore, Bradley (Aug. 13, 1999)
Gore Backs Time Off for Cancer Screening (Aug. 11, 1999)
Gore and Clinton, a Team Again (Aug. 8, 1999)
Top Gore Campaigner Makes His Mark (Aug. 7, 1999)
Gore, Quayle Put Stress on Values (Aug. 4, 1999)
Gore's Chief of Staff Resigns to Practice Law (Aug. 3, 1999)
Gore Offers Targeted Tax Relief Proposal (July 31, 1999)
On Bush's Turf, Gore Courts Hispanic Vote (July 29, 1999)
Gore Campaign to Shift Focus Onto Bush (July 26, 1999)
Some Clinton Backers Missing in Gore’s List (July 22, 1999)
Gore Seeks Light in Clinton Shadow (July 19, 1999)
Gore Spares No Expense While Bush Is Tight-Fisted (July 17, 1999)
Gore Urges Quick End to Nomination Fight (July 15, 1999)
Clinton to Do Fund-Raisers for Gore (July 15, 1999)
Gore Warns Democrats About Bush's Cash (July 14, 1999)
Gore Unveils an Anti-Crime Initiative (July 13, 1999)
Bush Ad Blitz May Hurt Gore (July 12, 1999)
Gore Warns of Racial Divides (July 10, 1999)
GOP, Anti-Smoking Forces Attack Gore Choice (July 3, 1999)
Gore Builds Staff, Works Capitol Hill (July 2, 1999)
Disappointing Day of Developments for Gore (July 1, 1999)
Clinton and Gore Camps on Edge (June 27, 1999)
Campaign Video Stars a Grass-Roots Gore (June 27, 1999)
Gore Picks Up Union Nod in Iowa (June 26, 1999)
Gore in His Element at Celebration of Wonks (June 23, 1999)
AIDS Activists Badger Gore Again (June 18, 1999)
'Restless' Gore Launches Campaign of 'Values' (June 17, 1999)
Gore, Clinton Face Tough Loyalty Test (June 16, 1999)
Gore Takes On NRA at Cities Convocation (June 15, 1999)
Well-Connected Lobbyists Are Gore's Core (June 14, 1999)
Al and Tipper, Wedded to Politics (June 14, 1999)
Gore and the Bore Effect (June 7, 1999)
Gore Cultivates Women Voters (June 2, 1999)
White House Staff Juggles Agendas (May 30, 1999)
Suits and Substance Tie in Campaign 2000 (May 30, 1999)
Fund-Raisers Dismayed With Gore Team (May 29, 1999)
Clinton and Gore Are Awkward Sidekicks (May 26, 1999)
Gore Urges Role for 'Faith-Based' Groups (May 25, 1999)
House GOP to Gore: No Room for This View (May 19, 1999)
For Gore, a More Polished Stump Speech (May 18, 1999)
In Personal Wealth, Bradley Leads Gore (May 18, 1999)
Business Deals Prepared Coelho for Gore (May 17, 1999)
Gore's Education Agenda Sounds Familiar (May 17, 1999)
Aides: Clinton's 'Damage Control' Irks Gore (May 15, 1999)
Gore Worries House Democrats (May 13, 1999)
Coelho to Chair Gore Campaign (May 12, 1999)
Tipper Gore Details Depression Treatment (May 8, 1999)
CNN Cancels Gore's Hosting Gig (May 7, 1999)
Gore Caught in Y2K Liability Cross-Fire (May 7, 1999)
Gore Taps Voter Concern on 'Livability' (May 5, 1999)
Gore to Unveil Internet Safeguards (May 5, 1999)
Gore Sees 'Call to Action' in Massacre (April 29, 1999)
Gore Stresses Family Civil Rights Record (April 26, 1999)
Gore Marches Toward 2000 (April 25, 1999)
Voter Irritation Could Hurt Gore Bid (April 18, 1999)
Environmentalists Criticize Gore (April 14, 1999)
Gore Courts Support in California (April 7, 1999)
Gore's Web Site Raises Privacy Issue (April 7, 1999)
Post Magazine: The Gore Money Machine (April 4, 1999)
Gore, Bush Are Ahead of Field in Cash Crops (April 1, 1999)
Gore Pursues Visible Role in Kosovo Crisis (March 31, 1999)
In N.H., Gore's Warm-Up Act (March 28, 1999)
Gore Faces Spadework to Till Iowa Interest (March 23, 1999)
Gore Urges Democrats to 'Stand With Me' (March 21, 1999)
Gore Deserves Internet Credit, Some Say (March 21, 1999)
Poll Suggests Unease About Gore's Style (March 16, 1999)
Gore Opens N.H. Bid, Joined by Gephardt (March 16, 1999)
Gore Picks Up Support in New Hampshire (Feb. 4, 1999)
Gore Warms Up to Wall Street (Jan. 11, 1999)
Gore Proposal Aims at Urban Sprawl (Jan. 11, 1999)
Gore Makes It Official: He'll Run in 2000 (Jan. 1, 1999)
Gore to Host A Global Forum on Reinvention (Dec. 21, 1998)
Gore Schedule Filled With Policy Initiatives (Dec. 13, 1998)
Gore Tests Wings Above Scandal's Turbulent Air (Oct. 14, 1998)
Gore Pushes Education, Raises Money in Florida (Oct. 14, 1998)
Gore Says Resignation 'Will Never Happen' (Sept. 19, 1998)
Gore's Woes Energize GOP's 2000 Hopefuls (Sept. 7, 1998)
Gore Has Tough Balancing Act (Aug. 22, 1998)
Gore Visits Florida to Patch Party Rift (Aug. 8, 1998)
Gore: Wide Disparity in Prosperity (July 17, 1998)
Playing Down Presidential Ambitions (July 10, 1998)
Gore's Silent Campaign Is Up and Running (June 21, 1998)
Yadda Yucks for Gore (May 15, 1998)
GOP Labels Al Gore a 'Scrooge' (April 17, 1998)
Under Intense Scrutiny, Gore Hits the Money Trail (March 25, 1998)
Gore's Ties to Hsia Cast Shadow on 2000 Race (Feb. 23, 1998)
Gore Plays on Iowa Stage for Second Time This Year (Oct. 26, 1997)
Gore Uses His Office to Look Toward 2000 (Aug. 18, 1997)
After Bruising 'Lessons,' Gore Steps Into New Role (May 14, 1997)
Is Mr. Clean Stronger Than Dirt? (March 9, 1997)
Out of Shadow, Vice President Finds Heat Withering (March 4, 1997)
Gore's 'Transition to New Era': Democratic Front-Runner (Nov. 7, 1996)
Gore Woos Home-State Voters Who Waltzed Off in '94 (Nov. 5, 1996)


Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah)
Profile: Hatch Runs for Nomination, Just in Case (June 28, 1999)
Even as he told reporters that he will seek the Republican presidential nomination next year, Hatch conceded that it would likely take a miracle for him to succeed.


Rep. John Kasich (R-Ohio)

Profile: Kasich Begins Quest for Nomination (Feb. 16, 1999)

Like the 31 other members of Congress who have sought the presidency during the last 10 elections, Ohio Rep. John R. Kasich pulled up short. Kasich, who joined the race on Feb. 15 and dropped out on July 14, endorsed Texas Gov. George W. Bush.

Post Coverage:
A Capitol Idea Seldom Leads to Presidency (Aug. 9, 1999)
Kasich Campaign Goes Down on an Up Note (Aug. 9, 1999)
Kasich Ends Bid; Smith Quits GOP (July 14, 1999)
Kasich Launches Exploratory Panel (Jan. 14, 1999)
As Kasich Chases 2000, Budget Talks Stumble (Oct. 12, 1998)
Unfamiliar But Enthusiastic, Kasich Builds Following (Sept. 15, 1997)


Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.)
Profile: McCain Begins Complicated Quest (May 23, 1999)

The simple version of John McCain's courageous story is that of a Vietnam POW camp survivor who now leads an uphill battle to curb smoking, shut down the flow of special interest cash into campaigns, and defeat Milosevic.

Post Coverage:
McCain Runs Ad Stressing 'Courage' (Oct. 28, 1999)
A McCain Crusade Faded as Airlines Donated (Oct. 20, 1999)
Campaign Bill Debate Turns Personal on McCain (Oct. 15, 1999)
McCain: Winning by Losing? (Oct. 13, 1999)
McCain Launches Bid for GOP Nomination (Sept. 28, 1999)
McCain Rides 'The Straight Talk Express' (Sept. 1, 1999)
McCain Softens Stand on Abortion (Aug. 24, 1999)
McCain Courts California and Vets (Aug. 19, 1999)
Sen. McCain Commits to Tax, School Reform (July 22, 1999)
McCain to Seek Action on Campaign Finance (July 19, 1999)
McCain Reform Web Site Donations Go to 2000 Bid (July 8, 1999)
Lott, McCain Spar Over Campaign Finance (July 2, 1999)
Campaign Finance Is a Campaign Issue (July 1, 1999)
McCain Begins Complicated Quest (May 23, 1999)
Lobbyists Boost McCain Campaign (April 28, 1999)
Kosovo Conflict Gives McCain Prominence (April 7, 1999)
McCain Delays Entering Race (April 1, 1999)
McCain Says China Policy Hurts U.S. Security (March 16, 1999)
McCain Starts GOP Presidential Race (Dec. 30, 1998)
McCain Weighs Options Amid Setbacks (July 5, 1998)
Sen. John McCain, the Media's Man of the Hour (June 8, 1998)
Right to Life Committee Takes On 'Emperor McCain' (Nov. 9, 1997)


Dan Quayle (R)
Profile: Quayle: President in His Own Mirror (April 14, 1999)
After serving as the butt of political jokes for years, Dan Quayle wishes to reverse the image the public has of him. He also aims to ease the economic burdens on young families to enable one parent to spend more time with their family.

Post Coverage:
Quayle Says GOP Conservatives Are Frustrated (Sept. 17, 1999)
Dan Quayle, Upstaged by His Ex-Boss's Son (Aug. 12, 1999)
Gore, Quayle Put Stress on Values (Aug. 4, 1999)
Quayle's Ideas Must Contend With His Image (June 29, 1999)
Quayle Blames 'Legal Aristocracy' (May 20, 1999)
It's Official: Quayle Launches Bid (April 15, 1999)
Quayle Enjoys Role of Underdog (April 14, 1999)
Quayle Attacks Clinton's China Policy (March 20, 1999)
Confident Quayle Says He Can Beat the Odds (Feb. 4, 1999)
Quayle Courts Conservatives (Jan. 23, 1999)
Quayle Readying Presidential Run in 2000 (Jan. 22, 1999)
Quayle: Clinton Has Eroded U.S. Standing (Jan. 13, 1999)
Quayle Finds Value Keeping Politics in Family (Oct. 26, 1997)
Who's Laughing at Quayle in 2000? (May 11, 1997)


Sen. Robert C. Smith (R-N.H.)
Profile: New England's Patriot States His Case (June 10, 1999)
He's a two-term Republican senator, a conservative man in a conservative suit from the conservative state of New Hampshire, and the personification of a long-shot presidential candidate. But that's okay by him.

Post Coverage:
Smith Nixes Taxpayers Party Backing (Aug. 18, 1999)
Kasich Ends Bid; Smith Quits GOP (July 14, 1999)
Bauer Backs Smith's GOP Defection (July 11, 1999)
Smith's Plan for Third-Party Run Angers GOP (July 10, 1999)
New England's Patriot States His Case (June 10, 1999)
Mr. Smith Goes to the Campaign Trail (Feb. 18, 1999)



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