Lunge to the center Clinton-Dole debate: Contenders must have frustrated ideologues in their parties.
Back to the campaign trail Dole: Supporters give him an A for effort in debate, but fear it may not be enough.; CAMPAIGN 1996
Ehrlich open to a higher role Congressman viewed by GOP as rising star; CAMPAIGN 1996
Bob Dole is just too funny for words
Man who rescued Dole was reluctant war hero Retired sergeant tells tale on way to debate; CAMPAIGN 1996
Candidates trade jabs in Round 1 Dole criticizes while Clinton defends record; Both avoid damaging gaffes; Each of them accuses the other of bending truth; CAMPAIGN 1996
A Clinton victory doesn't necessarily mean a Democratic Senate
Neither man gets knockout in debate Smooth performance shows Dole belongs in ring with Clinton; CAMPAIGN 1996
Dole faces major test Tonight's TV debate is his best chance to seize initiative; He's behind in some GOP states; Candidate is advised to respect Clinton, avoid nasty attacks; CAMPAIGN 1996
With feet in their mouths Bloopers: Candidates can't keep from making statements that come back to hurt them; CAMPAIGN 1996
Republican tide in the South not likely to take Nunn's seat A win by Vietnam vet could threaten GOP control of Senate; CAMPAIGN 1996
DEMOCRATS may be well on their way...
How can you vote against a president who is kind to women and children?
Republicans retreat from the 'revolution' With election looming, lawmakers cede gains for quiet end of term; CAMPAIGN 1996
Mass. race pits 2 political heavyweights Kerry, Weld appear even in Senate contest; CAMPAIGN 1996
Theft, vandalism ruin Metro experienceWe've all seen...
Dole against the odds Uphill struggle: Republican candidate faltering with just five weeks to go.
Look who bashes the U.S. at the U.N. now
Dole targets 'wedge' issues in Calif. But public's response has not been strong; CAMPAIGN 1996
Dole struggling on own turf in Iowa State's 'third senator' fails to ignite voters in must-win contest; CAMPAIGN 1996
Clinton attempts to gain political points at U.N. President contrasts his international policies with Dole's
GOP leaders agree to drop provision on schooling of illegal immigrants
A candidate still searching for a strategy
Dole raises Clinton's health system proposal Failed initiative called the 'defining moment'; CAMPAIGN 1996
How not to fight drugs Clinton only gives lip service to treating abusers
A decision on debates that further entrenches the two-party system
Seniors fail to rally to Dole Retirees are among those raising doubts about candidate's age
Do polls tell people what to think? Dole: Polling may have gone beyond simply finding out what people think. Take the cases of Bob Dole or Ross Perot, who seem enmeshed in a web of negative polls.
Cat-and-mouse in California
First lady urges Americans to build strong communities
Clinton, Dole talk tough, loose on crime Rivals don't always shoot straight on records; CAMPAIGN 1996
Thomas misses the point on welfareLet me...
How seriously shall we take a candidate with a $30 million fistful of tax dollars?
First lady due in city to get women to polls Tonight's fund-raiser aims to empower, mobilize voters
Perot's pick gives race a bit of fizz Maverick: Pat Choate, Ross Perot's vice presidential nominee, may not be a celebrity in politics, but he should add a couple of major assets: brainpower and a willingness to speak his mind.; CAMPAIGN 1996
Dole's re-entry into Senate affairs Blocks Clinton bills: Immigration reform and chemical weapons ban sidetracked.
It's our money government spendsPresident Clinton has...
Cardinals, bishops lead anti-abortion vigil Catholic leaders target Clinton's veto of ban on partial-birth abortions
Airport security up everywhere but BWIAs an...
Too conservative to dump Clinton
Cramer, Dole's man and Branch, Clinton's pal Writers: The celebrated Maryland authors had never met until their directly opposite politics brought them together.
Dole's polls tell a doleful story
Shakeup in the Dole campaign, but you can't fire the candidate
GOP fears loss of control Dole's lag in polls hurts Republicans in House, Senate races; 'This is not 1994'; Democrats profess that overconfidence is their biggest fear; CAMPAIGN 1996
67,518 things to ponder in the voting booth
Democrats begin to dream of a landslide
Dole tries TV ads again in hope that voters tune in to message Republican candidate remakes advertising team for final weeks of race
Clinton's Iraq bounce Poll standing climbs: Dole can't criticize until immediate crisis is over.
Nevertheless, we must ask