QUAYLE IN DOLE COUNTRY

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Dan Quayle has agreed to chair Campaign America, Bob Dole's political action committee, and to take a high-profile role helping shepherd GOP congressional candidates to victory in 1996 while the Senate majority leader runs for President. That doesn't mean Quayle has endorsed Dole, but it can't hurt the leading Republican's standing with the religious Right. "By adding Dan Quayle to a list of figureheads in the Dole operation, Dole is trying to reach out to conservatives who do not trust him," says political correspondent Michael Duffy. "To some conservatives, Quayle still has a kind of talismanic power." Earlier this year, Dole similarly reached out to economic conservatives by having ex-HUD Secretary Jack Kemp named to head a tax reform commission.