IN THE HOUSE, A ZEALOT TALKS SOFTLY

On the other side of Capitol Hill, the President's chief inquisitor on such issues as the Democratic fund-raising scandal will be a man who has never pretended to be impartial. Dan Burton has described himself as a partisan "pit bull," and once performed a re-enactment of Vince Foster's death by shooting bullets into a "headlike object" in his own yard. But the G.O.P. Congressman from Indianapolis insists he wants to make a fresh start in January, when he will take command of the House Committee on Government Reform and Oversight, the panel that does most of the investigating when the White...

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