POLITICS: MAKING THE MUSIC THE CAPITAL LOVES TO HEAR

MAKING THE MUSIC THE CAPITAL LOVES TO HEAR

TONY BENNETT, MICHAEL BOLTON and...DICK GEPHARDT? Well, yes, because that swinging trio will be headlining at Gephardt's mega-political fund raiser in St. Louis, Mo., at the end of June. Gephardt's taste in music interests no one in Washington, but his ability to sing for his supper does. The event is for Gephardt's congressional-campaign coffers, which of course can be converted to a presidential war chest in a snap. Gephardt is determined to show the smart money in Washington that he can compete with AL GORE at fund raising. The event is a very early test for those who are serious about...

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