Hart Murmurs: Is there life after Bimini?

Is there life after Bimini?

It was not Napoleon returning from Elba, or even Nixon guardedly emerging from San Clemente. But less than four months after he truculently bowed out of the presidential race, Gary Hart was said to be poised to re-enter the fray. Was this real or just more monkey business? The answer seemed to depend on which former campaign aide one was inclined to believe. As for Hart, he was vacationing in Ireland with his son, dodging reporters one moment and coyly suggesting to Irish radio that he would not "confirm or deny" the rumors.

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