NAACP convention wraps Clinton in an election-year hug Absence of Dole heightens reception for the president
Evading campaign donation limits De Francis charged: How many others broke contributions law?
Minimum wage rise is voted by Senate 90-cent raise passes key hurdle, may affect nearly 12 million
Powell holds line, bows out of any major role in '96 GOP hopes deflated as retired general says no to Dole
The discipline expected of a presidential candidate
Business, labor lobby Senate on wage bill Both groups focus ads, calls on undecideds on eve of floor vote
The religious right learns to put not its faith in princes
Mfume presses Dole to speak to NAACP Likely GOP candidate hasn't accepted invitation FTC
Washington struggles make few waves in Pa. FBI files, Whitewater get low-key reaction in presidential contest; CAMPAIGN 1996
Dole says he won't rule out a pro-choice running mate Remark considered a gesture to women; conservatives irked; CAMPAIGN 1996
Morality, policy and the GOP platform
The GOP tries to keep the abortion issue from getting too interesting
Dole also runs against calendar Nearing 73, candidate gives more regard to health, appearance
Clintonomics at the summit U.S. cock-a-hoop: U.S. economic performance gets best of show; Dole take notice.
President endorses amendment to ensure crime victims' rights Clinton says change would 'level playing field' with criminal defendants
Dole flays Clinton on foreign relations He calls U.S. policies weak, vacillating; CAMPAIGN 1996
'Rogue elephant from Texas' Abortion: Texas GOP convention controlled by religious right, challenges Dole.
'Pinocchio politics,' in which someone else pulls the strings
Whitewater panel calls first lady central figure Mrs. Clinton was key in 'deception,' GOP-led Senate committee says
Abuse of a compliant FBI Clinton 'snafu': White House obtains private files of Republican officials.
Minimum wage increase thrown into jeopardy Dole's exit from Senate leaves vote call uncertain
Whitewater Committee report is scathing attack on first lady GOP document is leaked; Democrats prepare rebuttal
WASHINGTON -- A Lebanese-born Palestinian, brought to...
Food aid for North Korea Near-famine conditions: U.S., South Korea and Japan overtures to prevent a crisis.
A kinder, gentler Bob Dole leaves the Senate
Citizen Dole begins tour of 8 cities in 'Heartland' First time in 44 years candidate no longer gets a government paycheck
GOP selects Lott as Senate leader Conservative sought Dole post for months
Class struggle in post-Communist Russia
Dole bids farewell to Senate he loves Departure: The Senate majority leader leaves office with a performance that was intimate, funny and highly emotional.; CAMPAIGN 1996
Dole's farewell to the Senate Abortion again: Republican presidential nominee insists on tolerance in platform plank.
Not every blunder merits a '-gate' label
Dole, leaving Senate, gets GOP to agree on health insurance But Senate Democrats balk at provision for medical savings accounts
Wisconsin's welfare whiz Tommy Thompson: House vote for his reform plan gets strong Md. support.
Dole alters abortion stance GOP leader wants prominent place for 'tolerance' statement; Advisers are surprised; Apparent shift infuriates conservatives; CAMPAIGN 1996
A dead horse is prodded off to a predestined guillotine
A 'legislative craftsman' walks away from his trade After 35 years, Dole leaves a legacy as a consensus builder; CAMPAIGN 1996
Much of public not ready to embrace gay marriage Topic a volatile one in an election year
Tolerance and the abortion issue Can they mix? Dole seeks a way to prevent poisonous GOP platform fight.
Dole stand on abortion generally welcomed Candidate urges tolerance of divergent viewpoints; CAMPAIGN 1996
Balanced budget charade Dole's farewell: Defeat of constitutional amendment is time for real action.
Israel's new American prime minister
As long as negative political advertising works, it will be used
Dole seeks to ease GOP stand on abortion to avoid split Senator wants 'declaration of tolerance' in platform
Clinton and the global pork barrel
Medicare fiscal woes accelerate Hospitalization fund predicted to go broke in five years, not six; GOP was right, Dole says; Expert calls deficit a 'contrived crisis'; Shalala wants action
ON THE MOUNTING CRISIS in Medicare, Republicans...
Clinton leads in poll despite verdict, Dole resignation Crime emerges as most important issue for voters
Saving when young makes for wealth when old
Criticism of ABA misses the mark
Clinton pushes college tax credit For first 2 years, eligible families could get $3,000