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January 18, 1997 | ELIZABETH SHOGREN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a gesture of his determination to put the partisan wars of the last four years behind him, President Clinton bestowed the nation's highest civilian honor on erstwhile political nemesis and presidential rival Bob Dole. But no sooner did Clinton drape the Presidential Medal of Freedom around Dole's neck than the flinty Kansas Republican infused the solemn White House ceremony with his trademark irreverence.
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May 29, 2004 | Johanna Neuman, Times Staff Writer
It is a tale of two veterans, two senators, two parties, two presidential candidates, one war. Bob Dole, the wisecracking conservative, and George McGovern, the professorial peacenik, shared the stage Thursday as Washington, D.C., kicked off its summer-long tribute to the World War II generation. Prompted by Marc Pachter, director of the National Portrait Gallery, they talked about how the war changed them and the country.
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NEWS
June 13, 1995 | MELISSA HEALY and PAUL RICHTER, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Republican critics of affirmative action hailed Monday's Supreme Court decision as a mandate for even more sweeping action by Congress and vowed to press home their attack on federal programs of racial preference.
ENTERTAINMENT
August 1, 2003 | Elizabeth Jensen
Those point-counterpoint segments by former President Clinton and former Sen. Bob Dole on CBS' "60 Minutes" are definitely gone, but the duo could return to the show in some form. The feature "will not come back in the form we had it," CBS News President Andrew Heyward said Thursday. "It wasn't the best showcase for their views and the difference between their views."
BUSINESS
December 12, 1998 | Associated Press
Hoping to improve sales of its Viagra drug, Pfizer Inc. has hired former presidential contender Bob Dole for a television advertising campaign to raise awareness about impotence. Dole, a former Senate majority leader, will participate in a series of public service activities, including speaking engagements and educational advertising that focus on impotence and men's health in general, the company said.
NEWS
September 12, 1996 | SAM FULWOOD III, TIMES STAFF WRITER
On a gray, rainy morning in the nation's capital, Bob Dole appealed Wednesday to his former Republican colleagues in Congress to be of good cheer and not give up on his presidential campaign. The session was to be a pep rally of sorts--the former senator and his running mate, Jack Kemp, surrounded by those he knows best in the wood-paneled committee room where the nation's tax laws are written. But given the state of the polls, grit seemed a more appropriate word than pep.
NEWS
October 25, 1987 | BOB SECTER, Times Staff Writer
Just in case somebody had missed it--pretty hard to imagine in this rural Corn Belt community--Republican presidential candidate Bob Dole was reminding folks here the other day about his key role in crafting the landmark 1985 farm bill. The bill that brought a big boost in crop subsidies. The bill that seems to have checked a wrenching tumble in farmland values.
NEWS
November 5, 1996 | MARIA L. La GANGA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When Omaha, Neb., looks like Grand Junction, Colo. a few things fast become perfectly clear: The 96-Hour Nonstop Victory Tour is no way to see America. And Robert J. Dole may be qualified to run for president, but he'd never cut it as a travel agent. Dole's four-day electoral extravaganza--one part carnival, one part mobile torture chamber--ends today in a Russell, Kan.
NEWS
September 26, 1997 | EDWIN CHEN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The physical hurt lasted much longer than the psychic pain. But nearly a year after losing the presidential election, Bob Dole is over both. "He doesn't really look back," said his wife, Elizabeth. "It's done; you move on. He's on to new challenges--a whole new array of them."
NEWS
January 19, 1994 | ART PINE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Retired Navy Adm. Bobby Ray Inman abruptly withdrew Tuesday as President Clinton's nominee for defense secretary, saying he had been troubled by attacks on his reputation and by "reports" that Senate Minority Leader Bob Dole (R-Kan.) was preparing to begin a campaign against him. The surprise withdrawal stunned official Washington and the defense community.
ENTERTAINMENT
May 7, 2003 | Elizabeth Jensen, Times Staff Writer
The "point-counterpoint" face-off between former President Bill Clinton and former Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole on CBS News' "60 Minutes" was announced as a 10-week deal, and it's looking like the deal may end there. The two-minute segments, which are unusual in bringing a former U.S. president to a regular slot on television, launched to great media attention March 9.
ENTERTAINMENT
March 11, 2003 | Brian Lowry
The revival of a "Point-Counterpoint"-style debate featuring 1996 presidential rivals Bill Clinton and Bob Dole yielded "60 Minutes' " second-biggest audience this season, based on preliminary viewing estimates for Sunday. The venerable newsmagazine clocked in at nearly 17 million viewers, 17% above the program's average this season. Clinton and Dole's widely publicized appearance aired in the middle of the broadcast, with the two-minute segments scheduled to run at least 10 weeks.
NATIONAL
March 10, 2003 | From Associated Press
Former President Clinton, in his first televised mini-debate with Republican Bob Dole, said Sunday that a tax cut at a time when war is looming in Iraq is "bad economics." Dole, Clinton's opponent in the 1996 election, said the Bush administration has started a global war to protect the American way of life, "which means, among other things, the freedom to save or invest our own money."
ENTERTAINMENT
March 7, 2003 | Elizabeth Jensen and Johanna Neuman, Times Staff Writers
Former Republican presidential candidate Pat Buchanan and former California Democratic party leader Bill Press usually argue opposite points of view on their midday show on MSNBC. But Thursday they were in agreement: It is a bad idea for President Bill Clinton to join their politician-turned-pundit ranks.
NEWS
September 29, 2001 | From Times Wire Reports
Former President Clinton and former Sen. Bob Dole, onetime political adversaries, are teaming up to help raise $100 million in scholarships for the children and spouses of victims of the terrorist attacks. Clinton and Dole will announce today that they will be co-chairmen of the Families of Freedom Scholarship Fund, created by the Indianapolis-based Lumina Foundation for Education. The scholarships will be offered in partnership with the Citizens' Scholarship Foundation of America.
NEWS
June 28, 2001 | From Times Wire Reports
Bob Dole, the 1996 Republican presidential nominee, underwent an experimental procedure to treat an aneurysm in his aorta, the body's main blood vessel. Dole, 77, was recovering at the Cleveland Clinic after the treatment for an abdominal aortic aneurysm, a surgeon said. His wife, Elizabeth Hanford Dole, and his daughter were with him. Dole is expected to be released by the end of the week.
NEWS
July 9, 1995 | JOHN M. BRODER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Sen. Bob Dole's assiduous efforts to curry favor with religious and social conservatives--a major theme of his presidential campaign for the last few months--appears to be paying off, yielding words of praise from leaders of the conservative movement and preventing his Republican rivals from monopolizing the support of this key GOP primary voting bloc. In the past several weeks, the Senate majority leader has engineered the defeat of surgeon general nominee Dr. Henry W. Foster Jr.
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February 28, 1996 | RICHARD C. PADDOCK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Just before Jane Greenhow died, she drove up a lonely road in remote Shasta County and wrote a note to the one she loved: her Glock 10-millimeter pistol. "I am so sorry I have to leave you now, the only one I am reluctant to leave behind," the tattooed, 23-year-old neo-Nazi sympathizer wrote to her gun. "I guess you just functioned more reliably--I jammed."
NEWS
May 26, 2000 | PAUL RICHTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Vice President Al Gore will visit the U.S. Military Academy this weekend to preside over commencement ceremonies and remind listeners of his commitment to defense with a speech on military preparedness. But one Army veteran will not be cheering. Former Sen. Bob Dole, who fought with the 10th Mountain Division in World War II, was informally invited to speak at the academy five years ago--and then the invitation was withdrawn by the Pentagon on grounds that such an appearance would be political.
NEWS
September 16, 1999 | From Associated Press
Bob Dole got in hot water this year when he questioned whether his wife, GOP presidential hopeful Elizabeth Hanford Dole, could raise enough money to be viable in the 2000 race. Now, it seems, he's at it again. The former Kansas senator, in Wednesday's Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, said the lead that Texas Gov. George W. Bush holds over his rivals for the GOP nomination might be insurmountable.
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