EDGING CLOSER

KENNETH STARR WORKS HIS WAY TOWARD THE CLINTONS

Ross Perot said it out loud last week, but the idea has been circulating among bitter Republicans and even some triumphant Democrats. If Bill Clinton is re-elected, Perot warned, his second term will be a nightmare of legal problems that will compare with Watergate. That's a stretch. There are no signs now that Clinton faces anything like the obstruction-of-justice scandal that brought down Richard Nixon. But special prosecutor Kenneth Starr keeps nipping at the heels of people around him. And around the First Lady.

According to lawyers familiar with Starr's activities, last summer FBI agents armed with a search warrant scoured...

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