Campaign Pledge Drive: Week Eight

BURNING BUSH It took George W. Bush a few months on the campaign trail to slough off his boyish modesty and start pledging. By last week the Texas Governor was in fine form, but by now Mr. Gore is unstoppable, pledging faster than ever and nearly halfway to 100. Put your tongue in high gear, George, and you've still got a shot.

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--To provide $185 million to combat father absenteeism and $10 million for a project showing fathers' importance --To establish parenting mentors --To save salmon in the Northwest without destroying dams --To help families avoid welfare with work-first...

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