Bush In High Gear

The President's team is launching elaborate air and ground operations. A guide to his re-election effort

It was a gathering of eagles, but they were eating like good ole boys. On Monday night last week, after George W. Bush had given his first real campaign speech of the season to Republican Governors, he invited five of them back to the White House for dinner and a chance to spend the night in the presidential mansion. Over a batter-dipped feast in his private dining room that would have given Dick Cheney's cardiologist the bends--fried shrimp, fried onion rings, corn on the cob, French fries, cole slaw and cheesecake--Bush was jovial, confident. He told the group--George Pataki of New...

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