Brother's Helper

The Pat Buchanan campaign began with a phone call last December, when the commentator discussed the possibility of a run with his sister Angela. She urged him on, and even volunteered to leave home and hit the road to help coordinate the effort against George Bush. In the three months since then, Angela ("Bay") Buchanan has become the candidate's most important adviser.

Buchanan has moved in conservative circles for most of her 43 years. Thanks to her brother's Republican contacts, she found a job working for Richard Nixon's re-election in 1972, then served as an accountant and treasurer for Ronald Reagan's...

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