Stein served as Counsel to the Senate Committee on Governmental Affairs in its
investigation of the 1996 election. As part of the Committee's Minority staff,
she was one of a handful of attorneys responsible for the investigation into
the activities of Triad and its affiliated nonprofit organizations. Over the
course of its investigation, the Committee subpoenaed and reviewed more than
1,500,000 pages of documents, took 200 depositions and conducted more than 200
witness interviews. The Committee held 32 days of hearings, taking public
testimony from 72 witnesses.
Long-time labor lawyer and Democratic activist, Ickes served as campaign
manager of Bill Clinton's 1992 New York presidential campaign. In 1994, at the
President's urging, he joined the Clinton White House as Deputy Chief of Staff.
In that position, Ickes served as the primary White House liaison with the
Democratic National Committee during the 1996 campaign. Ickes left his White
House post on January 20, 1997 to return to private life.
Senator Lieberman has been the junior Democratic Senator from Connecticut since
1989. Lieberman serves on the Senate's Committee on Governmental Affairs and
was part of its investigation into the campaign finance abuses of 1996.
Political strategist Dick Morris has been part of Bill Clinton's circle of
political advisors since Clinton's first gubernatorial race in Arkansas in
1978. Morris is credited by many with engineering Clinton's re-election to
the Arkansas governorship after a humiliating defeat at the end of his first
term. Thus it's not surprising President Clinton turned to Morris after the
mid-term elections of 1994 when Republicans seized control of the U.S. House
and Senate and Clinton's own chances for a second presidential term seemed
negligible. From the early months of 1995 until August of 1996, Morris was a
principal architect of the Clinton-Gore re-election strategy.
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