A Pre-Primary Report

MOST REALISTIC ECONOMIC AGENDA

DOLE. His Senate leadership, his record as a fiscal realist and his willingness to consider a spending freeze put him on top.

BABBITT. First and frankest on deficit reduction; advocates "workplace democracy," encouraging employee ownership.

BEST GRASP OF FOREIGN POLICY

HAIG. Despite his syntax-slaughtering demeanor, he knows his stuff. At one debate, all turned to him to clear up confusion about an INF detail.

GORE. Edging rightward in pursuit of Sam Nunn fans, he showed a solid grasp of arms control and diplomacy. Hart is his equal, but few are listening.

BOLDEST STAND

ROBERTSON. While campaigning in...

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