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  Dole, Robert J. "Bob"
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AffiliationRepublican  
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NameRobert J. "Bob" Dole
Address
Russell, Kansas , United States
EmailNone
Websitehttp://www.bobdole.org
Born July 22, 1923 (95 years)
ContributorWishful Thinking
Last ModifedRBH
Sep 26, 2018 01:46am
Tags Caucasian - Moderate-to-Conservative - Anti-Affirmative Action - Pro-Capital Punishment - Pro-Missile Defense - Married - Freemason - Christian - Methodist - Protestant - Straight -
Infoborn in Russell, Kans., July 22, 1923; graduated, Washburn Municipal University, Topeka, Kans., with an undergraduate and law degree in 1952, after attending Kansas University 1941-1943 and University of Arizona 1948-1949; during the Second World War served as a combat infantry officer in Italy; was wounded twice and hospitalized for thirty-nine months; admitted to the bar and commenced the practice of law in Russell, Kans., 1952; member, State house of representatives 1951-1953; county attorney of Russell County 1953-1961; elected as a Republican to the Eighty-seventh Congress and to the three succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1961-January 3, 1969); elected to the United States Senate in 1968, reelected in 1974, 1980, 1986 and again in 1992 and served from January 3, 1969, to June 11, 1996, when he resigned to devote his efforts to his presidential campaign; majority leader 1985-1987, 1995-1996; minority leader 1987-1995; chairman, Committee on Finance (1981-1985), Special Committee on Security and Cooperation in Europe (1985-1987); unsuccessful Republican candidate for Vice President of the United States in 1976; unsuccessful candidate for the Republican presidential nomination in 1988; unsuccessful Republican nominee for President of the United States in 1996; engaged in the practice of law in Washington, DC, 1997- .


JOB APPROVAL POLLS

BOOKS
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EVENTS
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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
May 26, 2013 12:35pm Perspective Reagan, Nixon would never get voted in by today's Republicans, Bob Dole says  Article Andy 
Dec 03, 2012 10:00am News Bob Dole to confront Senate Republicans on U.N. disabilities treaty  Article IndyGeorgia 
Jul 10, 2009 02:55pm News Bob Dole Hospitalized  Article Brandonius Maximus 
Aug 22, 2004 12:00am News [Bob] Dole Wants Kerry to Open Vietnam Records  Article PragCon 3.0 
Mar 06, 2003 11:12am General Clinton, Dole to Debate on '60 Minutes'  Article *crickets chirp* 

DISCUSSION
Importance? 10.00000 Average

FAMILY
Wife Elizabeth H. Dole Dec 06, 1975-
Wife Phyllis Holden Dole Buzick Macey Jun 12, 1948-Jan 11, 1972
Daughter Robin Dole 1954-

INFORMATION LINKS
1996 Republican National Convention Speech - Bob Dole  Discuss
Dole-Kemp '96  Discuss
Presidential Medal of Freedom Recipient Senator Bob Dole  Discuss
RACES
  09/15/2017 Congressional Gold Medal Recipient Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  06/07/2016 US President - R Primaries Lost 0.00% (-44.96%)
  08/03/2000 US First Lady - R Primary Lost 0.00% (-99.66%)
  12/16/1996 US President Lost 29.55% (-40.89%)
  11/05/1996 US President - Popular Vote Lost 40.72% (-8.52%)
  07/25/1996 US President - R Convention Won 97.62% (+95.44%)
  07/07/1996 US President - R Primaries Won 58.82% (+38.06%)
  07/01/1996 US President - D Primaries Lost 0.01% (-88.93%)
  03/26/1996 US President - LBT Primaries Lost 0.35% (-51.05%)
  03/26/1996 WA US President - I Primary Lost 28.15% (-22.93%)
  02/20/1996 NH US Vice President - R Primary Lost 3.74% (-22.06%)
  02/20/1996 NH US Vice President - D Primary Lost 0.95% (-90.07%)
  08/19/1995 Iowa GOP Presidential Straw Poll Won 24.38% (+0.00%)
  01/03/1995 Majority Leader Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  01/03/1993 Minority Leader Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/03/1992 KS US Senate Won 62.70% (+31.67%)
  08/04/1992 KS US Senate- R Primary Won 80.40% (+60.81%)
  01/03/1991 Minority Leader Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  01/03/1989 Minority Leader Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  07/01/1988 US President - R Primaries Lost 19.19% (-48.72%)
  09/12/1987 Iowa GOP Presidential Straw Poll Lost 24.93% (-8.72%)
  01/03/1987 Minority Leader Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/04/1986 KS US Senate Won 70.05% (+40.10%)
  08/05/1986 KS US Senate- R Primary Won 84.39% (+68.78%)
  11/28/1984 Majority Leader Won 52.83% (+5.66%)
  11/04/1980 KS US Senate Won 63.76% (+27.52%)
  08/05/1980 KS US Senate - R Primary Won 81.85% (+63.70%)
  06/03/1980 US President - R Primaries Lost 0.06% (-59.74%)
  11/02/1976 US Vice President Lost 44.80% (-10.41%)
  08/19/1976 US Vice President - R Convention Won 85.04% (+80.48%)
  11/05/1974 KS US Senate Won 50.85% (+1.70%)
  01/15/1971 RNC Chair Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/05/1968 KS US Senate Won 60.08% (+21.42%)
  08/06/1968 KS US Senate - R Primary Won 68.48% (+36.97%)
  11/08/1966 KS District 1 Won 68.63% (+37.25%)
  11/03/1964 KS District 1 Won 51.16% (+2.32%)
  11/06/1962 KS District 1 Won 55.83% (+11.66%)
  11/08/1960 KS District 6 Won 59.25% (+18.50%)
  08/02/1960 KS District 6 - R Primary Won 45.15% (+2.77%)
  11/04/1958 Russell County Attorney Won 56.12% (+12.24%)
  11/06/1956 Russell County Attorney Won 57.81% (+15.62%)
  11/02/1954 Russell County Attorney Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/04/1952 Russell County Attorney Won 67.08% (+34.15%)
  07/01/1952 Russell County Attorney - R Primary Won 54.44% (+8.89%)
  11/07/1950 KS State House 081 Won 58.83% (+17.65%)
ENDORSEMENTS
KS Governor - R Primary - Aug 07, 2018 R Jeff Colyer
US President - Popular Vote - Nov 08, 2016 R Donald Trump
US President - R Primaries - Jun 07, 2016 R Jeb Bush
US Secretary of Defense - Feb 26, 2013 R Chuck Hagel
OH District 9 - D Primary - Mar 06, 2012 D Marcy Kaptur
US President - R Primaries - Jun 26, 2012 R Mitt Romney
PA US Senate - R Primary - Apr 27, 2004 D Arlen Specter
US President - R Primaries - Jul 01, 2000 R Elizabeth H. Dole
IL US Senate - R Primary - Mar 17, 1998 R Loleta Didrickson
VA US Senate - R Primary - Jun 11, 1996 R John Warner
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Jul 29, 1994 D Stephen G. Breyer
US Ambassador to Switzerland - Feb 09, 1994 NPA Reject
U.S. Surgeon General - Sep 07, 1993 NPA Reject
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Aug 03, 1993 D Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Oct 15, 1991 R Clarence Thomas
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Oct 02, 1990 R David Souter
KS District 5 - R Primary - Aug 07, 1990 R Sheila C. Bair
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Feb 03, 1988 R Anthony M. Kennedy
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Oct 23, 1987 R Robert H. Bork
US Ambassador to Somalia - Apr 24, 1987 NPA Reject
Supreme Court - Chief Justice - Sep 17, 1986 R William H. Rehnquist
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Sep 17, 1986 R Antonin Scalia
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Sep 21, 1981 R Sandra Day O'Connor
LA US Senate - Sep 13, 1980 D Russell B. Long
US President - R Convention - Jul 17, 1980 R Ronald Wilson Reagan
KS US President - R Primary - Apr 01, 1980 R Ronald Wilson Reagan
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Dec 17, 1975 R John Paul Stevens
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Dec 15, 1971 R William H. Rehnquist
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Dec 09, 1971 D Lewis Franklin Powell, Jr.
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - May 17, 1970 R Harry Blackmun
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Apr 08, 1970 R G. Harrold Carswell
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Nov 21, 1969 R Clement Furman Haynsworth, Jr.
Supreme Court - Chief Justice - Jun 23, 1969 R Warren E. Burger