"Let me describe a hypothetical. If (Bill Clinton) called Bob Dole right now on the telephone and said, 'O.K., I'll do your deal with five changes,' Phil Gramm would have diarrhea for a week. That's a political reality." -- SENATOR BOB KERREY (D., NEBRASKA), COMMENTING ON THE HEALTH-CARE BATTLE WITH AN EYE TOWARD THE RIVALRY BETWEEN DOLE AND GRAMM FOR THE G.O.P. PRESIDENTIAL NOD IN 1996
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