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May 25, 1996 | From Associated Press
Lt. Gov. Sheila Frahm, a Kansas farm wife and school board member who went on to become the first female majority leader of the state Senate, was appointed to Bob Dole's Senate seat Friday. Republican Gov. Bill Graves selected the 51-year-old moderate Republican to serve until the seat is filled in the November election.
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May 25, 1996 | From Associated Press
Lt. Gov. Sheila Frahm, a Kansas farm wife and school board member who went on to become the first female majority leader of the state Senate, was appointed to Bob Dole's Senate seat Friday. Republican Gov. Bill Graves selected the 51-year-old moderate Republican to serve until the seat is filled in the November election.
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August 7, 1996 | From Associated Press
Republicans who oppose abortion won Senate nominations in Georgia, Kansas and Michigan on Tuesday over rivals who back abortion rights, including Bob Dole's successor. The trio of bitter races reflected the raging debate over abortion that threatens to disrupt party calls for unity less than a week before the start of the Republican convention in San Diego.
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August 10, 1996 | MARIA L. La GANGA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
We're not in Bob Dole's Kansas anymore--at least when it comes to the Republican Party. This prairie state with a reputation for populism took a hard right turn at the polls this week, as a raft of socially conservative candidates with the backing of the religious right swept away their more moderate GOP primary opponents as part of a political drama playing out across the country.
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May 26, 1996 | MARC LACEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The emotional debate that swept across California during the Proposition 187 campaign two years ago is about to erupt again, this time in a conference room on Capitol Hill. The House and Senate have both approved wide-ranging immigration reform measures, and the rival legislative packages must now be reconciled behind the closed doors of a House-Senate conference.
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June 12, 1996 | EDWIN CHEN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Enveloped by affection from both parties, Bob Dole bade farewell to the Senate on Tuesday, wrapping up a 35-year congressional career and ushering in a "new season" he hopes will make him the 43rd president of the United States. "It's been a great ride," Dole said in remarks laced with wit that often, but not entirely, belied the emotional pull of the moment. Another candidate might have used the occasion, carried on national television, for a campaign speech. But not Dole.
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