FUND RAISING

MIND TELLING ME HOW I CAN GET A JOB LIKE THAT?

If Washington's shadowy power brokers operate best in secret, JOE GAYLORD is losing his mystique. It was bad enough when Gaylord, eminence grise to NEWT GINGRICH, was blamed for isolating the House Speaker, antagonizing enough Republican brethren to threaten Newt's leadership post earlier this month. Now it turns out Gaylord took $7,500 a month from a Republican think tank so cash starved that HALEY BARBOUR had to obtain a $2.1 million loan guarantee from a Hong Kong businessman to make good on its debts. The National Policy Forum's payments of about $112,000 to Gaylord in 1995 and 1996 were disclosed in...

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