American Notes Dec 15 1986

POLITICS Jack Kemp's Big Catch

Although his nascent presidential campaign lags in the polls, Republican Congressman Jack Kemp has added a big name to his group of advisers. Ed Rollins, political director of Ronald Reagan's 1984 landslide re-election, will sign on as chairman of Kemp's newly formed "exploratory" campaign committee.

The burly Rollins, 43, who in late 1985 quit his job as director of the White House political liaison, is a highly regarded and much sought political operative with ties to G.O.P. centurions around the country. His decision to line up with Kemp may help dispel skepticism that the former pro...

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