MORE GORE What good is a horse race if one horse doesn't run? Last week George W. Bush celebrated his 54th birthday and unwrapped only one proposal for the country. Gore, meanwhile, on his "Prosperity and Progress" tour, was in a giving mood.
--To give $500 million to shorten the time needed to process an immigration application
--To spend $339 billion over 10 years on Medicare --To add prescription-drug benefit to Medicare --To cut class sizes in schools --To recruit 1 million new teachers --To end drug-company patent extensions --To fight for "every woman in the land" in health-care-reform plan --To increase teachers' salaries
Totals reflect pledges and proposals made beginning the week of May 29, 2000, when we began tracking. This survey is not scientific.