SHE CALLS AT MIDNIGHT

A FRIEND OF HILLARY'S MAY BE A KEY TO THE VINCE FOSTER MYSTERY. BUT SHE MAY NOT BE FORTHCOMING.

Several times a month, Susan Thomases, a New York City lawyer, flies to Washington for her usual strategy rounds at the White House. Thomases, says a Clinton White House consultant, is Hillary's best friend, and senior White House officials believe her words carry the authority of the First Lady. So they listen-at the oddest hours. "If you got a call from Susan, it was generally at midnight," said Mrs. Clinton's chief of staff, Maggie Williams, at last week's Whitewater hearings. "In our office she is known as the Midnight Caller, because that's when she has all of her ideas."

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