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BRINGING UP ELVIS

You've heard their economic recovery plans and listened to their views on health care, but how do the presidential candidates feel about the really big issue? The Washington Times asked them whether they preferred an image of the young, slim, Memphis Elvis or the older, heavier Las Vegas-style Elvis on a postage stamp. Pat Buchanan came out strongly for Young Elvis, but Bill Clinton and Paul Tsongas didn't have a comment. Before Bob Kerrey dropped out of the race, a spokesman for the Nebraska senator joked that Kerrey personally preferred Young Elvis but would officially endorse Old Elvis in hopes of pulling in some votes in Nevada. President Bush tried to straddle the fence. "(Bush) likes Elvis in all his sizes and shapes, wherever Elvis is, and we'll leave it up to the American people to decide which is the best Elvis for the stamp," a Bush spokesman told the Times.