President Clinton may be supporting anticrime legislation, welfare reform, and immigration curbs to woo moderate voters, but his appointments appeal to old-fashioned Democrats. The Prez has tapped U.S. Judge Abner J. Mikva, a liberal ex-congressman from Illinois, as his new chief counsel. Robert Greenstein, head of the leftish Center on Budget & Policy Priorities, is in line for deputy director of the Office of Management & Budget. And a front-runner for a seat on the Federal Trade Commission is Georgetown University law professor Robert Pitofsky, a liberal antitrust expert.
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