AN INVITING SITUATION

DOLE STRENGTHENS HIS LEAD AS RIVALS STUMBLE, BUT THE ELECTRICITY QUESTION TEMPTS NEW CONTENDERS

Republican consultant Ed Rollins has a way of getting his clients in trouble. At a roast in California on May 15, Rollins, a part-time volunteer for Bob Dole, suggested that California Democrat Willie Brown might run for mayor of San Francisco -- and not Los Angeles -- because Brown didn't want to let "Hymie boys" from L.A. push him around. It was the kind of gaffe that might have paralyzed a fledgling presidential campaign. But at Dole headquarters in Washington, no one came unhinged. Instead, sources told Time, campaign manager Scott Reed telephoned Rollins last Monday and asked him to step...

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