Notebook: Dec. 21, 1998

WINNERS & LOSERS

[WINNERS]

BARNEY FRANK The de facto Dem leader had the best line: "What did the President touch and when did he touch it?"

HOWARD COBLE Sometimes a crusty old Southern pol is worth all the blow-dried young ones

MARY BONO Committee's only nonlawyer got Starr to open up about his feelings. Camera loves her

[& LOSERS]

BOB INGLIS Still smarting from lost Senate bid. Sounded too much like grammar school teacher

LINDSEY GRAHAM His folksy wisdom sounded good at first, but by the end it was just plain goofy

ROBERT WEXLER Saw it as his solemn duty to...

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