Either Republican politicians have a deep spiritual need to make pilgrimages to the state once governed by John Sununu, or the 1996 presidential campaign has begun. In a mere 31 months, New Hampshire will hold its primary. Here are some of the visits there that G.O.P. presidential hopefuls have already made or will soon make.
LAMAR ALEXANDER (Secretary of Education under Bush): lunch with business leaders, Concord, May 24
DICK CHENEY (Defense Secretary under Bush): speeches to Nashua Chamber of Commerce, May 27 and to New Hampshire Federation of Republican Women "Lilac Luncheon," Windham, May 28
SENATOR ROBERT DOLE (Kansas, minority...