Munching pizza at his campaign headquarters on the night of July 11, GOP nominee-in-waiting Bob Dole subjected his economic advisers to a 2 1/2-hour grilling. Under mounting pressure to ignite his sputtering campaign with a dramatic economic plan, Dole had already signed off on a $500 billion-plus tax cut. But he had dithered for two months on specifics. Now, with the convention a month away, Dole had to figure out which taxes to cut and how much growth the cuts would produce.
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