Over and over, Janet Reno has said that when it comes to whether or not to ask for an independent counsel to investigate Democratic campaign fund raising, she will rely on the judgment of the true-blue career lawyers in the Justice Department. Reno didn't budge even when it became known that FBI Director Louis Freeh advised her to opt for an independent counsel, saying she would stick with her gang of untouchables. So just who are these folks?

LAURA INGERSOLL, 45 The no-nonsense head of the special task force of roughly a dozen lawyers is a diplomat's daughter who grew up...

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