While candidates tramp around New Hampshire, their agents are working the biggest delegate pool of all: Congress. Of the 325 Democratic representatives and senators, 262 will be convention delegates. Although Senators Tom Harkin (Iowa) and Bob Kerrey (Neb.) would seem to have a natural edge among their colleagues, Arkansas Governor Bill Clinton expects to do well. Richard Moe, former chief of staff to Vice-President Walter F. Mondale and an ally of Majority Leader Richard A. Gephardt (D-Mo.) is soliciting support for Clinton on Capitol Hill.

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