The Nation: How Much Less Is Moore?

Carter's own representative on the Hill has had a rough year

"It won't happen again." That contrite promise has become a kind of unofficial motto for Frank Moore, assistant to the President for congressional liaison. Repeatedly during the past year, he has had to apologize for failures on the part of the White House to consult, inform or massage the egos of the increasingly assertive men and women on Capitol Hill about something Jimmy Carter is doing or wants done.

The Administration was only a few weeks old when Moore had earned a reputation for not...

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