Why The Dole Plan Will Work

I was surprised when I received a phone call in early May to attend a meeting in Washington with then-Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole of Kansas, other senators, and a few economists to discuss the formulation of an economic program for the Presidential campaign. I had been the consummate Washington outsider: I declined all invitations to testify before Congress and had never even set foot in the Capitol, the building where the meeting was to take place!

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