CAMPAIGN 2000

FRIENDS IN NEED, FRIENDS INDEED--TEXAS-STYLE

You'd think that some obscure Democrat running for Governor of Texas and 50 percentage points behind in the polls wouldn't be able to corral a lot of high-class national Democratic talent to help in his campaign. But land commissioner GARRY MAURO, who announces his candidacy for the Lone Star State governorship this week, attracted some pretty impressive folks to his book-signing soiree in Washington not too long ago. We're talking fellow authors Bill and Hillary Clinton as well as best-selling scribe Al Gore. In addition, the First Lady has played host at a fund-raising dinner for Mauro in Washington and plans...