Open Call: Fund-raising auditions for '88

Fund-raising auditions for '88

Any presidential candidate worth the cost of a private poll knows it is never too early to visit Iowa and New Hampshire, sites of early delegate contests in 1988. Now Democrats who dream of life in the White House have one more stop on that long and winding road: a meal and a chat with a group called Impac '88.

Dollars, not delegates, are what draw candidates to this band of 40 veteran fund raisers, who have the ability to raise several million dollars by mid-1987. Some of Impac's members want to unite behind one Democrat by next spring. Even if...

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