Numbers: Nov. 1, 1999

$4.8 million Total funds raised by Elizabeth Dole before she bowed out of the presidential race last week

$1.8 million Total amount Abraham Lincoln spent on his 1860 election campaign, in 1999 dollars

4 Number of years that a campaign-finance reform bill has been defeated in the Senate without a full debate

$700 Total assets listed by former Hollywood madam Heidi Fleiss when she declared bankruptcy last week--$200 in clothes, $500 in jewelry

$1,600 How much Fleiss originally paid for her four little black books--made by Gucci and seized by the FBI

$5 million How much Fleiss was reportedly offered, and...

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