Civics lesson politics Election: Maryland students are using the presidential campaign not only to study the politics of the race but also to cast ballots for their choice for president.
A world of subtle differences Election: President Clinton has pre-empted many of Bob Dole's foreign policy issues. But the differences between them are still important.; CAMPAIGN 1996
Gingrich swaps charges with challenger Debate features exchanges on liberalism, shutdown
Now is the autumn of our discontent Election: As the presidential vote nears, people who revealed last summer which issues are important to their lives say the candidates have let them down. Susan Baer
E-zines have their fun with the candidates Humor: While the mainstream media pursue more conventional coverage, World Wide Web publications take a decidedly less reverent approach.
Presidential choices Clinton-Dole: No Sun endorsement; "grand ambitions" are in short supply.
Dole's odds grow longer as temper grows shorter He appears frustrated with voters, media on campaign's failures; CAMPAIGN 1996
What this election is really about
Clinton finds welcome in conservative Ga. Nunn lauds president; Cleland is lukewarm; CAMPAIGN 1996
Perot says no to Dole on quitting Texan calls request 'weird and totally inconsequential'; 'I am here to stay'; GOP officials try to put best face on Reform Party's rebuff; CAMPAIGN 1996
The final indignity -- a drive to win Dole's Kansas for Clinton
Clinton boldly courts the South President makes forays into GOP strongholds; CAMPAIGN 1996
The fervor of a young Republican Campaigner: Brian Meshkin, 20, believes that Bob Dole and his own father are living proof that The System works.
The more politics becomes entertainment, the more it runs on money
GOP launches TV blitz to answer Democrats Republicans outspend foes 3-to-1 on messages; CAMPAIGN 1996
2nd District race getting nasty as Ehrlich, DeJuliis trade jabs Candidates critical of one another's records in unflattering ads; CAMPAIGN 1996
Drug addict doesn't blame the president
America's $1.6 billion election Money, money, money: Political system drowning in funds from home -- and abroad.
Restoring the capital is a regional task
Dole goes for broke in California
Big-time politics, little-town pundits Conservative voters in Thurmont sharpen their views over lunch; CAMPAIGN 1996
An idea whose time has returned: the shotgun wedding
CLINTON vs. CLINTON Debates: The president has always found his rivals easier to beat than his own anti-matter; which inspires ambivalence among Americans.; CAMPAIGN 1996
Candidates map sprint to the wire Strategists juggling 3 demands: message, schedule, coattails; Decisions 'become crucial'; Challenger targets president's character; Democrats huddle; CAMPAIGN 1996
Pundits all but close the book on '96 presidential election 'Conventional wisdom' says Dole can't win; CAMPAIGN 1996
Campaign in its final lap 19 days to go: Final presidential debate leaves control of Congress the key question.
Security situation now more uncertain Ouster of Lebed could affect Chechnya peace, NATO, treaties
Dole campaign official was critic in '70 Released Nixon papers reveal Rumsfield's views; CAMPAIGN 1996
Dole's attack was scattered and ineffective
Dole turns up heat in 2nd debate Clinton is accused of presiding over 'ethical scandals'; President returns shots; Republican suggests a third debate with all the candidates; CAMPAIGN 1996
Latino power Numbers soaring: Both major parties in next century will be courting Hispanic vote.
Lippo political contributions to Democrats raise questions Indonesian family and businesses linked to generous donations; CAMPAIGN 1996
Dole attacks Clinton on ethics Lists alleged abuses in apparent preview of debate tonight; CAMPAIGN 1996
The curious case of the consultant and the migrating head
Gingrich, with no apologies Combat: The House speaker takes on Democrats and the media as he fights for his political future.
There are those who spin, and those who spin the enemy's spin
Md. not a popular campaign stop Presidential hopefuls key on electoral votes in big-league states; CAMPAIGN 1996
Tough issues dodged so far Clinton, Dole skip talk on Medicare, Social Security; CAMPAIGN 1996
For Dole, faith without fanfare Candidate described as devout but wary of public piety; CAMPAIGN 1996
Political shift in Northeast unfolding Democrats emerging as viable challengers on Republican ground; CAMPAIGN 1996
Down to their final strike, the Republicans count on 'character'
The Gutless Ooze Party
U.S. arms Colombia in drug fight Critics fear risk of role in a 'dirty war' there
Candidates do their job with contrasting styles Each debater is careful not to say anything to hurt standard-bearer; CAMPAIGN 1996
Gore, Kemp square off in a polite, but sharp debate Vice presidential rivals clash on taxes, economy, health care; Personal attacks avoided; Pair touch issues that Clinton, Dole did not discuss; CAMPAIGN 1996
Vice-presidential debates: Whose No. 2 is No. 1? CAMPAIGN 1996
Money outshouts campaign reform House, Senate take little action; CAMPAIGN 1996
Dole calls Clinton morally unfit to be president GOP candidate says his own word is good; CAMPAIGN 1996
The people lost