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  Bob Dole - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Dole ran for office for the first time in 1950 and was elected to the Kansas House of Representatives, serving a two-year term.
Dole was the early frontrunner for the GOP nomination in the 1996 presidential race, and was expected to represent the party establishment against the more conservative Senator Phil Gramm of Texas.
Dole married Phyllis Holden, an occupational therapist at a Veterans Hospital, in Battle Creek, Michigan in 1948.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Bob_Dole   (1847 words)

 Dole's War Record
Dole's first wound, in the night patrol, was self-inflicted (a story the candidate once told himself), but that fact does not appear in an extremely laudatory profile the G.O.P. distributes with a cover letter by Dole.
Dole writes that in the course of the attack various members of his platoon were hit, and he threw a grenade at the machine-gun nest, then dove into a shell hole for protection.
Dole was promoted to first lieutenant in April 1946 and to captain in February 1947 even though he had been undergoing operations and rehabilitation in hospitals for the past two years.
www.tedellis.net /dole-article.htm   (3304 words)

 washingtonpost.com - watergate scandal and deep throat update, bob dole
Then the Republican Party's national chairman, Dole was a vocal defender of the Nixon White House during the early stages of the Watergate investigation.
Later, Dole was one of the most prominent GOP lawmakers to urge Nixon to comply with a congressional subpoena seeking the president's secret Oval Office recordings.
Dole retired from the Senate in 1996 to pursue his third unsuccessful presidential bid.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-srv/onpolitics/watergate/Bob.html   (240 words)

 Dirt on Bob Dole
Bob Dole thinks it's Bob Dole's turn, but the rest of us would have to live with Bob Dole and deal with Bob Dole's mistakes long after Bob Dole is dead and gone.
Dole was picked by Ford as his vice-presidential candidate (replacing Nelson Rockefeller, who actually served as Ford's VP) precisely to serve as his attack dog, and Dole played that role with obvious relish.
Bob Dole has perfected the art of getting money in every way imaginable, from direct contributions to free or low-cost loaned jets, contributions to PACs and charities he controls, and in money given to his wife Elizabeth -- and her charities.
www.perkel.com /politics/dole   (2626 words)

 Bob Dole - SourceWatch
Robert Joseph Dole (1923-), commonly referred to as Bob Dole is a senior counselor for the global PR firm APCO Worldwide and special counsel in Alston and Bird's Washington, D.C. office.
Dole is also "a member of the Legislative and Public Policy Group, a group dedicated to helping clients navigate the intricacies of the laws and regulations passed by Congress, the White House and the courts."[5] (http://www.apcoworldwide.com/content/newsroom/press_releases/12_6_04.cfm)
Dole was born in Russell, Kansas on July 22, 1923.
www.sourcewatch.org /index.php?title=Bob_Dole   (700 words)

 When Bob Dole Said No (washingtonpost.com)
In the 1970 off-year elections, Bob Dole, freshman senator from Kansas, campaigned so aggressively for Republican candidates that he was awarded the position of chairman of the Republican National Committee.
Dole was no shrinking violet; he was willing to attack -- indeed, his reputation for it shadowed his career for years.
It is hurtful that a man of Bob Dole's stature should lend himself to the effort to dishonor a fellow American veteran in the service of politics at its cheapest.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-dyn/articles/A34024-2004Aug25.html   (1022 words)

 Bob Dole on Women
Bob Dole, on the other hand, has to show that he can "put the little woman in her place." So his wife has to play the subservient house wife who has no life of her own and is totally dedicated to her husband's opinion.
Seems to me that Bob Dole should be promoting the fact that he has such a talented wife and promoting her the way Bill Clinton does as "but one, get one free".
Bob Dole is a very short sighted person and thinks it's to his advantage to attack the family of his opponents.
www.perkel.com /politics/dole/women.htm   (1328 words)

 Basie!: Basie! Interview with Bob Dole   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
During his five terms in the Senate, Dole served as RNC Chairman from 1971-2, Republican Vice Presidential Candidate in 1976, member of the National Commission on Social Security Reform in 1983, Chairman of the Finance Committee from 1981-5, Majority Leader from 1985-7, Minority Leader from 1987-95, and Majority Leader again from 1995-6.
Dole: I’d be sitting with whoever it is – Harry Reid, or whoever he designated – and I would… the seat of your pants gets kind of hard, but I would sit there and sit there and look at every possible alternative before you start tinkering with the rules.
Dole: I’m just guessing, because I don’t have any idea what the legislation might look like, but I think with all of the pressure on the budget, I think the members would be hard pressed not to recoup a substantial amount of that.
basie.blogspot.com /2005/05/basie-interview-with-bob-dole.html   (1947 words)

 Presidential Candidate Elizabeth "Liddy" Dole -- The Dark Side
Bob Dole was a genius of money-grubbing, raking in $500,000 a week in 1995, even before his 1996 presidential campaign began in earnest.
Dole was pretty darn close 20 years ago: she married Bob Dole in December 1975, and 6 months later Gerald Ford picked him as his Vice Presidential candidate, replacing Nelson Rockefeller.
Dole is the quintessential "iron fist in a velvet glove." She uses her Southern charm brilliantly to disarm her competitors in Washington, but don't think for a second that there is anything passive or retiring about this woman.
www.realchange.org /dole.htm   (3997 words)

 Amazon.com: One Soldier's Story : A Memoir: Books: Bob Dole   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Bob Dole was born in Russell, Kansas, in 1923.
Dole book suggests that he doesn't know that the pledge was written by a socialist (Francis Bellamy) in the USA and that the original salute was a straight-arm salute (as shown in web image searches for "original socialist salute").
Dole is an example of why some educated socialists (socialists who know the origin of the pledge) laugh at so-called "conservatives," because socialists presume that conservatives like Dole have been duped into supporting socialism and is ignorant of the pledge's socialist past.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0060763418?v=glance   (3402 words)

 Bob Dole
Bob Dole relishes being at the center- he is, in his own words, the nation's greatest optimist.
Bob Dole and others that love to attack public education often hide the fact that they are a product of the system they condemn.
Bob Dole has downplayed the abortion and anti-gay rights issue- perhaps because he knows full well that the Christian right would never turn to Clinton, hence why alienate pro-choice and anti-gay rights voters.
earthrenewal.org /bobdoles.htm   (1272 words)

 Senator Bob Dole 1996 Republican Convention Speech
Next year, when Bob Dole delivers the State of the Union address there'll be a hero at the podium.
And tonight is the party of Abraham Lincoln and Ronald Reagan and Bob Dole, and all the great Republicans who precede us and upon whose shoulders we stand, we begin our campaign to restore the adventure of the American dream.
As Bob and I have said before and will continue to say throughout this campaign, with a pro-growth Republican Congress, balancing the budget while cutting taxes is just a matter of presidential will.
www.4president.org /speeches/dolekemp1996convention.htm   (7345 words)

 Presidential Candidate Bob Dole -- The Dark Side
Bob Dole is a genius of money-grubbing, raking in $500,000 a week last year, even before this presidential campaign began in earnest.
Bob Dole himself earned over a million in speech money between 1981 and 1991, even though Senators were limited to $2,000 per speech.
Bob Dole is a major innovator, at least in finding ways to legally amass millions in donations from corporations and special interests.
www.realchange.org /bdole.htm   (9001 words)

 Bob Dole for President   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Dole's drive for a smaller government, balanced by his compassionate pragmatism, make him the best candidate for president.
Dole's proposed economic plan will promote the growth of the nation while allowing citizens to control their own lives.
Dole's faith in smaller government is his faith in the common man. Welfare had been greatly mismanaged by the federal government.
www-tech.mit.edu /V116/N55/dole.55e.html   (514 words)

 Robert J   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Bob still has family in Russell and when he and Elizabeth come to Russell they stay in the house, therefore, it is not open to the public, but visitors are invited to drive by and take advantage of a great photo opportunity.
In 1971 Senator Dole rocketed to national prominence as Chairman of the Republican National Committee, and in l976 President Gerald Ford announced on the Russell County Courthouse lawn that Bob would be his Vice Presidential running mate.
On January 17, 1997 Senator Bob Dole was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom at a White House ceremony.
www.russellks.org /BobDole.htm   (988 words)

 Backlash Against Bob Dole's Erectile Dysfuction Commercial
Former U.S. Senator Bob Dole's ad for Pfizer speaks for millions of men by bringing a few seconds of talk about ED (erectile dysfunction) into Americans' homes.
Sneers at "crusty" Bob Dole slur the 39,000 men expected to die of prostate cancer this year.
Sure, Bob Dole conveys the impression that for him cancer hasn't been too bothersome.
psa-rising.com /upfront/dole030199.htm   (788 words)

 newsobserver.com | Bob Dole consults for Dubai company   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Despite her husband's work for Dubai, Elizabeth Dole wrote in a letter Wednesday that she is concerned about turning port operations over to a Middle Eastern company.
Dole's spokeswoman said the senator will not be swayed by her husband's work.
Bob Dole, a registered lobbyist, former senator from Kansas and GOP presidential candidate, is among a team of lawyers at the Washington law firm Alston & Bird that has been working with Dubai Ports World.
www.newsobserver.com /114/story/410502.html   (464 words)

 Bob Dole warns Senate GOP on moving forward with Nuclear Option
Former Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole warned against moving forward with their effort to end the filibuster (aka the Nuclear Option) in an interview with NPR while former President Bill Clinton called Republican efforts to paint Democrats as obstructionists "a hoax."
When asked about whether the Senate should do away with the filibuster, BOB DOLE said: "I think you have to be very careful, that's my advice, before you start tinkering with the rules.
DOLE: I think you have to be very careful, that's my advice, before you start tinkering with the rules.
www.buzzflash.com /alerts/05/04/ale05053.html   (602 words)

 Online NewsHour: Former Senator Bob Dole -- August 2, 2000
GWEN IFILL: Jim, I'm down here as you just mentioned with Senator Bob Dole who of course four years ago was the nominee of this party.
FORMER SENATOR BOB DOLE: I think he has to continue in sort of the same, you know, when you are ahead, you can be pretty upbeat, and he has to be upbeat and he's got to get ready for the debate.
FORMER SENATOR BOB DOLE: That means he has got to be prepared because Al Gore will be prepared.
www.pbs.org /newshour/bb/politics/july-dec00/dole_8-2.html   (1341 words)

 Bob Dole
Dole served as majority leader of the Senate (1985–87, 1995–96) and as minority leader (1987–95), gaining a reputation as a pragmatic conservative with an acerbic wit.
In 1980 and 1988 Dole ran unsuccessfully for the Republican presidential nomination.
Bob Dole Leaves Kansas for GOP Convention in San Diego
www.infoplease.com /ce6/people/A0815789.html   (359 words)

 FakeNews.Net - SNL Sketches - Bit Parts - Norm Meets Dole - November 16th, 1996
Dole: Norm, uh, Bob Dole knows how much it meant for you to play me on the show the next four years and Bob Dole feels your pain.
Dole: No. You're really doing an impression of Dan Aykroyd when he does an impression of me. You know it.
Dole: Doesn't sound a thing like me. First of all, I don't run around saying, "Bob Dole does this," and "Bob Dole does that." That's not something Bob Dole does.
www.fakenews.net /archive/impressions/norm_meets_dole_96_11_16.html   (507 words)

 The Kerry Spot on National Review Online
Let's not hear any more talk about how high-minded the left was about Bob Dole and his medals eight years ago.
The Nation argued that Bob Dole got his first Purple Heart for a self-inflicted wound.
The truth about Dole's war record is considerably less than awe-inspiring.
www.nationalreview.com /kerry/kerry200408230910.asp   (257 words)

 AllPolitics - Dole Interview - Oct. 28, 1996
DOLE: I think trust is a very important issue just from the response we have had from the people who show up at rallies.
DOLE: I've talked to him a couple of times this past week, but it seemed to me, I mean -- I, again, I know a little bit about politics and I know that I am running against Bill Clinton and Ross Perot.
DOLE: I think there's -- I think, you know, let's face it, I think there's an honest feeling that the media generally -- I am not speaking about specifics.
www.cnn.com /ALLPOLITICS/1996/news/9610/29/dole.interview   (2363 words)

 SALON: Rewriting Bob Dole
The novelist has been besieged by the press ever since it was revealed that he authored Bob Dole's Senate retirement speech -- an unusually lyrical oration by the Kansas solon's dry standards.
It was one such column published in February -- in which he argued that Dole's leadership in the Senate was hampered by the Republican bomb-throwers in the House -- that brought him to Dole's attention.
The best way to encapsulate my attraction to Dole is that I admire the man's courage, his fortitude, though I may not agree with all his political positions.
www.salon.com /weekly/interview960715.html   (1702 words)

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