THE MONEY CHASE

THE SECRET PRIMARY OF 1995 IS A MAD DASH TO RAISE AT LEAST $100,000 EVERY DAY FOR THE REST OF THE YEAR

It's a good thing the tennessee State Highway Patrol doesn't issue citations for high-speed pursuit of matching funds. By the time Lamar Alexander wheeled his red Buick Reatta convertible down Nashville's "Music Row," he could have been ticketed twice and would have been in danger of losing his license as he headed for his third fund-raising meeting of the day. The former Tennessee Governor got up before dawn that morning in New Hampshire, flew to Nashville and then addressed his 40 top local financiers at a genteel Governor's-mansion lunch. He later huddled with country-music star Ray Stevens (A-hab the A-rab) to...

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