CAMPAIGN FINANCE

FIRST THE VIDEOTAPES, NOW THE HARD DRIVE

Senate Democrats are poring over documents from BOB DOLE's campaign that they allege contain strong evidence of illegal coordination between the Dole effort and supposedly independent nonprofit groups in last year's election. The documents turned up on a computer hard drive that went with a Dole campaign aide to her new job at a law firm. The 200 or so pages were delivered late Friday to Senator Fred Thompson's committee investigating 1996 campaign-finance abuses; more are expected this week. They include notes of meetings and strategy memos dealing with the Christian Coalition, the Americans for Tax Reform, the National Right to...

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