The Politics Of Prosperity

Both Bush and Gore are hustling to appeal to a new class of upwardly mobile voters whose views are colored by the sizzling economy. Which one has the right stuff to keep the boom going?

C. Joseph Iacobucci is no techie, but he counts himself as one of the New Economy's winners. The 50-year-old Lakewood (Ohio) financial consultant confides that nowadays his clients "have so much money to invest [that] it has become a problem to choose the right strategy for them." Not that much of a problem, though. Iacobucci, a former hospital administrator, says the booming market has sent his earnings soaring "beyond any reasonable expectations."

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