Election 2002: Stealth Warriors from Washington

In North Carolina, Liddy goes local in her bid to beat an ex--Clinton aide

Elizabeth Dole gets ready for every event as if she's having tea with the Queen. At a rally in a tobacco warehouse so humid we all feel like chain smokers, Dole appears in a bubble-gum pink suit with beige pumps and stockings. If someone were to, say, spill barbecue on her, a mint green spare is hanging in her Buick sedan.

This is the Liddy we came to know during her brief presidential race in 2000, when not a hair or verb was out ofplace. She's trying to be looser now as she runs to replace retiring North Carolina Senator Jesse...

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