All Aboard the Gravy Train

IF THERE'S ONE THING LOBBYISTS HATE, IT'S BEING ON THE wrong side once the votes are counted, so they're eager to write checks in the closing weeks of the campaign. In a plea accompanied by return-paid Federal Express envelopes two weeks ago, chief G.O.P. fund raiser Bob Mosbacher implored friends of the Administration to help raise $9 million fast, noting with horror that "for the first time in history, the Democrats have been beating us." Sure enough, Clinton-Gore bumper stickers are becoming a badge of wealth. Best measure coming up: the competition to contribute as much as $250,000 for the chance...

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