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VICTORIOUS AT THE POLLS, THE CLINTONS STILL AWAIT THEIR FATE AT THE HANDS OF THE WHITEWATER INVESTIGATORS

Who would ever have believed that Whitewater, the money-losing land deal that has dogged the Clintons since the last campaign, would deliver a political payoff? But the more Bob Dole mentioned it, even when delicately veiling the subject in the broader "character" issue, the more it seemed to make Dole look meanspirited.

Yet Clinton's resounding re-election all but guarantees that Whitewater and its many progeny, from Travelgate to Filegate, will continue to haunt this presidency. The election may have diminished Whitewater as a purely political issue. But the investigation of independent counsel Kenneth Starr marches on, divorced from electoral politics, its...

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