Thumbs Up for '08 For the Kerry Clan
With Republicans scrounging around for an able successor to President Bush in
the 2008 election, Washington's focus is fast turning to an escalating battle on
the Democratic side between front-runner Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton and 2004
nominee Sen. John Kerry . Whispers learns that Kerry is not just testing the
waters: He's running . "His family wants him to run again," says one pal. Proof
he's in: Kerry has added names to his E-mail list of 3 million, kept
johnkerry.com alive and kicking, raised boatloads of cash for friendly
Democrats, and moved to seize control of hot-button issues like kids'
healthcare, the environment, and support for military families. The Kerry clan
is also pushing the Clinton electability issue.