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Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, waves after addressing the Utah Senate while Senate President Wayne Niederhauser, R-Sandy, looks on, Wednesday, Feb. ... Such institutions honoring former senators exist in Nevada (Harry Reid), Kansas (Bob Dole) and Massachusetts (Edward Kennedy), among other places.
Originally personified by young veterans like John Kennedy, Richard Nixon and Jerry Ford, who were elected to the House in the 1940s, the torch of memory was later held high by former Senate Republican leader Bob Dole (who suffered grievous war wounds with the 10th Mountain Division in Italy).

Mr. Rose also spent over 15 years on Capitol Hill. He served as Chief of Staff to Senator Ted Stevens (R-Alaska) from 1997 to 2000. In addition, he was a Legislative Aide in the House for two years and held a variety of positions, including Press Aide, for former Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole (R-Kansas).
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is considering broad tariffs on imports from China and an announcement could come as soon as next week. Industry groups and some lawmakers are scrambling to prevent a new front in a potential trade war that could reverberate across the U.S. economy.
U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI), Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) attend the congressional Gold Medal ceremony for former Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole at the U.S. Capitol Jan.
U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts, R-Kan.: “Mike Pompeo has always answered the call to serve. Shown by his leadership as CIA Director and 4th District congressman, Kansans and all Americans can be proud he will lead our nation as secretary of state. His military and intelligence background will serve him well to ...

The Trump committee plans to get involved in the 2018 off-year elections where control of the House and Senate is at stake. The campaign said it would make endorsements and rally Trump supporters behind its favored candidates. Trump delivered a pep talk to supporters in his speech at the Conservative ...
... working with Republican Senator Bob Dole to create the food stamp program or visiting George Wallace, her racist presidential rival, in the hospital after he had been shot in a failed assassination attempt. Above all, Shirley Chisholm had the guts to speak truth—no matter how uncomfortable or unpopular.
To make his point, Thomas quotes at length an exchange on a tax bill from 1982 on the Senate floor between Republican Sens. Bob Dole of Kansas and William Armstrong of Colorado. It's an exchange that also came up in Justice Antonin Scalia's 1986 confirmation hearing when the Senate Judiciary ...
“This is the last job that I want,” Duckworth said of the Illinois Senate seat once held by Barack Obama. The former president is one of several men she ticks off as mentors and role models. They include Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., former Sen. Bob Dole, R-Kan., and the late Democratic Sens. Daniel Inouye of ...
If, as Portman said in the statement accompanying the proposal, he believes that “[t]hose in the DACA program are here through no fault of their own, and for many this is the only country they know,” why did he vote against the bill protecting them that had the best chance of passing the Senate? Why did ...
In this photo from Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., left, and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., sit together to honor former Sen. Bob Dole, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018. Schumer and McConnell announced Feb. 7, 2018 ...
Scores, if not hundreds, of political journalists made the same trip from the early 1970s through the mid-1990s to tell the story of Robert Dole, the soda jerk ... Dole, Sen. Dole, Republican Party Chairman Dole, Senate Majority Leader Dole, the GOP's nominee for vice president in 1976 and for president 20 ...
Scores, if not hundreds, of political journalists made the same trip from the early 1970s through the mid-1990s to tell the story of Robert Dole, the soda jerk ... Dole, Sen. Dole, Republican Party Chairman Dole, Senate Majority Leader Dole, the GOP's nominee for vice president in 1976 and for president 20 ...
Scores, if not hundreds, of political journalists made the same trip from the early 1970s through the mid-1990s to tell the story of Robert Dole, the soda jerk ... Dole, Sen. Dole, Republican Party Chairman Dole, Senate Majority Leader Dole, the GOP's nominee for vice president in 1976 and for president 20 ...
17, Sen. Dole was honored with the Congressional Gold Medal for his service to the nation as a soldier, legislator and statesman. “I am honored to be the namesake of this new wheat variety that will be grown in America's Heartland,” Dole said in the press release. “Wheat feeds people across the country ...
Updated at 4:43 p.m. ET. Former Sen. Bob Dole received the Congressional Gold Medal on Wednesday, in recognition of his service to the nation as a "soldier, legislator and statesman." He was presented the medal by House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis. at a ceremony in the U.S. Capitol rotunda, as other ...

We've seen this from individuals ranging from Bob Dole to Jimmy Carter in previous years. This has changed slightly in recent years, as John McCain and John Kerry both remained in the U.S. Senate after losing their races, with Kerry becoming secretary of state. As a former governor, Romney did not have ...
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) stand during a Congressional Gold Medal ceremony honoring former Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole (R-Kan.) ...
Scores, if not hundreds, of political journalists made the same trip from the early 1970s through the mid-1990s to tell the story of Robert Dole, the soda jerk ... Dole, Sen. Dole, Republican Party Chairman Dole, Senate Majority Leader Dole, the GOP's nominee for vice president in 1976 and for president 20 ...
17, Sen. Dole was honored with the Congressional Gold Medal for his service to the nation as a soldier, legislator and statesman. “I am honored to be the namesake of this new wheat variety that will be grown in America's Heartland,” Dole said in the press release. “Wheat feeds people across the country ...
When Sen. Bob Dole was courting Elizabeth Hanford, he traveled to Salisbury to meet her parents. One morning he appeared in the kitchen with a towel draped over his shoulder so he could show her the scars from his grievous war wounds. “Mrs. Hanford,” Dole told his future mother-in-law, “I think you ...
(CNN) -- Here is a look at the life of former US Senator and presidential candidate Bob Dole. ... June 1996 - Resigns from the Senate to concentrate on the presidential campaign. ... July 22, 2003 - Dole is honored at the dedication of the Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas. January ...
(CNN) -- Here is a look at the life of former US Senator and presidential candidate Bob Dole. ... June 1996 - Resigns from the Senate to concentrate on the presidential campaign. ... July 22, 2003 - Dole is honored at the dedication of the Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas. January ...
What's most important about Bob Dole as a model of leadership isn't his deep understanding of the issues or his knowledge of Senate procedure. It's the kind of man that he was as a professional politician. As a senator, he was never too busy to listen to his allies and adversaries alike. He has an acerbic wit ...
She also caught the attention of her home state senator, Dick Durbin, D-Ill., who invited the injured war veteran to be a guest at George W. Bush's 2005 State of the Union address. At the hospital, Duckworth also struck up a friendship with retired Sen. Bob Dole, R-Kan., who was a patient at Walter Reed at ...
Brownback was first elected to the House in 1994 and elected to the Senate in 1996 in a special election to replace Bob Dole, who resigned to run unsuccessfully for president that year. He was elected governor of Kansas in 2010. He has been among the nation's least popular governors, with approval ...
Paul Ryan, R-Wis., Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., and House Minority Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., listen as President Donald Trump speaks during a Congressional Gold Medal ceremony honoring former Senator Bob Dole on ...
WASHINGTON — A couple days before Christmas 1995, then-Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole grew fed up with his negotiating partners in Newt Gingrich's House of Representatives ... Raised in Russell, Kansas, Robert J. Dole enlisted in the Army in 1942, serving in the 10th Mountain Division in Europe.
Former congressman, senator and presidential candidate Bob Dole was one of the few prominent GOP names to support President Donald Trump in the 2016 ... He spent the first eight years in Washington as a member of the House of Representatives before graduating to the Senate in 1969 and serving ...
FILE - In this May 29, 2017 file photo former Republican presidential candidate and U.S. Senate Majority Leader Sen. Bob Dole watches as President Donald Trump speaks during a Memorial Day ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery, in Arlington, Va. Dole has returned home after being hospitalized ...
BOB DOLE: If we added up the killed and wounded in democrat wars in this century, it would be about 1.6 million Americans, enough to fill the city of Detroit. DETROW: But over the years, Dole served as Republican Senate leader longer than anyone else. He cut deal after deal after deal, changing that ...
President Trump on Wednesday is to present former Senate Republican Leader Bob Dole with the Congressional Gold Medal, the highest honor Congress gives. The 3 p.m. ceremony is set for the Capitol Rotunda, through which the World War II disabled veteran, long-time Kansas senator and 1996 ...
He also had difficulty Wednesday when the Senate's Public Health and Welfare Committee heard a presentation on plans for "KanCare 2.0," a retooling of the state's privatized Medicaid ... Sen. Bob Dole, of Kansas, will officially receive his Congressional Gold Medal during ceremonies in Washington, D.C..
Glenn Simpson's testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee, released this week, is a tale of two research projects. One is about the financier ... Republican presidential candidate Bob Dole, no less, had been paid more than half a million dollars to get a visa for a Russian outlaw. And there was an ...
On Wednesday, former Senate Republican leader and Presidential candidate Bob Dole receives the Congressional Gold Medal at a ceremony in the Capitol Rotunda. A politician gives thanks ("Face the Nation, 04/27/14); Bob Dole: Republicans are out of ideas ("CBS This Morning," 05/27/13); bobdole.org ...
Richard Shelby that he would not endorse Roy Moore in the Senate race with Doug Jones (“The shameless antics of Richard Shelby,” Dec. 20), it is clear ... Bob Dole. During his campaign for the presidency against Bill Clinton, one of his supporters described former President Clinton as the “enemy.” Sen.
Meanwhile, one the 12 challengers to Ed Royce's reelection effort this year said the appointment — which needs Senate confirmation — makes it easier ... served secretary of transportation under Ronald Reagan and secretary of labor under George H. W. Bush while her husband, Bob Dole, was a senator.
Lance Henderson, a Republican veteran of political battles in Democratic-leaning "blue" states, on Wednesday became the first to enter the two-week contest to succeed retiring state GOP chairman Susan Hutchison. He was followed within two hours by Caleb Heimlich, current executive director of the state ...
Lance Henderson, a Republican veteran of political battles in Democratic-leaning "blue" states, on Wednesday became the first to enter the two-week contest to succeed retiring state GOP chairman Susan Hutchison. He was followed within two hours by Caleb Heimlich, current executive director of the state ...
A common talking point among American exceptionalists is that the United States is blessed with one of the best health care systems in the world, and that residents of Europe, Canada, Australia, Japan and New Zealand would all trade places with us if they only could. Sadly, their claim couldn't be further ...
Figures such as Bush and former Senate Majority Leaders Howard H. Baker Jr. of Tennessee and Bob Dole of Kansas — indeed, even the current GOP floor leader, Mitch McConnell of Kentucky — are clearly figures from the Republican past. The future is raucous, rancorous — and unpredictable. At stake ...
Ask Mitt Romney, John McCain, John Kerry, George W. Bush, Bob Dole or Bill Clinton. ... Sanders had no involvement in the two biggest Democratic wins of the year: Alabama Senate and Virginia governor (Sanders huffily sat out the Virginia general election after his choice in the primary came up short).
Al Franken, she will become the record-setting 22nd woman in the Senate, and as a wave of sexual misconduct allegations remove powerful political figures (save ... 'It turned into the biggest non-event in history,' scoffed Robert Dole, the Senate's new majority leader, discussing 'The Year of the Woman.'”
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Former U.S. Sen. Robert J. Dole will receive the Congressional Gold Medal in an afternoon ceremony on Wednesday, Jan. 17, in the Rotunda of the U.S. Capitol. The honor passed both chambers this year and was signed into law Sept. 15. The Republican from Russell was Senate ...
Bob Dole at KRSL July 2 2014 2 US Senator Pat Roberts and US Representative Lynn Jenkins of Kansas applauded Thursday House and Senate Leadership's decision to set the ceremony to award former Kansas US Senator Robert J. Dole with the Congressional Gold Medal on January 17, 2018 at 3 PM ...
WASHINGTON (AP) — House and Senate leaders will present former Republican Sen. Bob Dole with the nation's highest civilian honor to recognize his decades of service as a soldier, lawmaker and statesman. “I am so proud we can finally honor Senator Dole with this much-deserved award,” said Sen.
House and Senate leaders will present former Republican Sen. Bob Dole with the nation's highest civilian honor to recognize his decades of service as a soldier, lawmaker and statesman. House Speaker Paul Ryan's office says Dole will receive the Congressional Gold Medal in a ceremony scheduled for ...
The harassment charges against him, which the Republican leader of the U.S. Senate said he believed, will be sorted by time and historians. ... the presidency, voted for Bob Dole, a war hero, a highly capable and respected Senate minority and majority leader, and simply a good man, especially for politics.
Every six months for more than two decades, U.S. presidents have had to decide all over again whether to move the U.S. embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. Since the Clinton administration, they decided each time to keep the embassy where it is, seeking not to throw a wrench into delicate ...


 

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