In '96, Three May Not Be A Crowd

As Labor Day approaches, it looks at first like American politics as usual: President Clinton is golfing in the Grand Tetons, taking time out for briefings on Bosnia, and generally trying to look--well, Presidential. GOP front-runner Bob Dole has rented a cottage in New Hampshire and plans a week of folksy politicking. On Sept. 1, the Kansan will launch his fall campaign with a "boatercade" on Lake Winnipesaukee, leading an armada of supporters from Weir's Beach to Wolfeboro while camera crews bob alongside. It seems like a traditional start of a traditional Presidential campaign.

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