NEWT'S CASH MACHINE

GOPAC WAS JUST A START. NOW GINGRICH IS MASTER OF THE BELTWAY MONEY GAME

LAST WEDNESDAY WAS A BIG night for House Speaker Newt Gingrich. About 75 supporters were gathered at the Washington mansion of auto dealer Mandell Ourisman and his wife Mary, a former official of GOPAC, the political-action committee Gingrich headed until last May. The occasion was a fund raiser for his newest PAC, called Monday Morning. For a couple of pleasant hours the guests picked at their beef tenderloin, admired the Ourismans' baby grand piano and chatted up the most powerful man in Congress. At $1,000 a couple, the posh event yielded more than $30,000 in campaign money for G.O.P. congressional candidates.

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