Cover Story | In a small studio in the basement of Kansas City's KMBC Channel 9,
Sam Brownback is getting nervous. Political reporter Michael
Mahoney is taping a Sunday morning program, and in the bright heat
of the studio lights, Mr. Mahoney warns the freshman congressman
and Senate candidate that he's going to open the show with footage
of Bob Dole taking a shot at Rep. Brownback. Rep. Brownback, a
loyal Republican from tiny Parker, Kan., has paid his dues and paid
his homage to Bob Dole. He was Sen.