RENO'S NEW FOCUS

IT'S CLINTON--AFTER MONTHS OF CRITICISM FOR NOT NAMING AN INDEPENDENT COUNSEL, JANET RENO TURNS HER GAZE HIS WAY

Janet Reno's parents were both newspaper reporters. Her brother Robert is a columnist. So it's fair to suspect she has a journalist's instinct in her blood. That could explain what it was that got her last week to jump-start her department's investigation of campaign fund raising: sheer fury at being scooped. Earlier this month she read in the Washington Post that $120,000 in "soft money" solicited by Al Gore for general party activities last year had somehow found its way into "hard money" accounts that financed individual campaigns. Reno was outraged that reporters had uncovered this potential crime by using public...

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