Contributors: Sep. 21, 1998


Since mid-January, TIME's Washington bureau has been immersed in the story of Ken Starr's investigation of President Clinton, which has meant working to wheedle information a sentence at a time from reluctant sources. Until last Friday and Saturday.

Once the independent counsel's 445-page report was made public, the bureau's correspondents had more hard information on the investigation, more new leads to run down and more legal and political fallout to assess.

Karen Tumulty, who last week temporarily left her position covering the White House to return to her old beat in the halls of Congress, observed that "we...

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