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A Tangled Web

September 7, 1996 NATIONAL JOURNAL, Vol. 28, No. 36 he Web Review, an electronic magazine, debuted on the Internet in September 1995 to wild fanfare. Reviewers praised the magazine's content and the snappy way its designers incorporated the multimedia capabilities of that corner of the Internet known as the World Wide Web. The ...

The End of Government

September 7, 1996 National Journal, Vol. 28, No. 36 n June, when congressional Democrats unveiled ``Families First,'' their new policy agenda, the most important part was written between the lines: an acknowledgment that a politician's place, these days, is at the margins. The Democrats contented themselves with a program to prevent teen pregnancy, ...

Clinton: The Sequel

August 24, 1996 e've seen this campaign before: Bill Clinton as the tough-minded New Democrat, a family values guy, a crime-fighting sportsman who's careful about how he'll spend the taxpayers' hard-earned dough. That was how he got elected in 1992. He ran to the Right and ended the Democrats' string of presidential defeats. ...

A Great, Almost New Idea!

August 23, 1996 epublican vice presidential nominee Jack F. Kemp's signature scheme as the Bush Administration's Housing and Urban Development Secretary was a plan to sell public housing to the residents. It got plenty of drum rolls, but his scheme never got off the ground. Now the Clinton Administration's HUD Secretary, Henry G. ...

Perot Still Influences Campaign

August 10, 1996 epublicans are underdogs this year--not just because President Clinton is popular, but also because Ross Perot makes life much more difficult for the GOP. The problem is that Republicans don't seem to know how to run an underdog campaign. For the past 30 years, Republicans have run only two kinds ...

The GOP Tries Winning With Legislation

August 10, 1996 s they left town for the August recess, both parties crowed that they had broken the logjam on Capitol Hill and produced the most prolific week of action since at least 1990. On the political landscape, however, the recent flurry of activity was less than a ten-strike for many lawmakers. ...

New Dogs, New Tricks

August 10, 1996 This is the year the GOP hopes to finish its transformation of a Solid Democratic South to an equally Solid Republican South. This timeworn city has staked a claim in Americana by locating the center of its downtown smack on the line that separates the states of Texas and Arkansas. ...

Cheers and Some Fears on Capitol Hill

August 10, 1996 On the one hand, Republicans who took control of the House and Senate last year have defined the agenda for the party and, some would argue, for the nation. Their stated goals--reining in the federal government, balancing the budget, reforming welfare and defending traditional family values--form the core of Dole's ...