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Former Sen. Bob Dole Reveals Lung Cancer Diagnosis

Axios reports: Former Senate Republican Leader Bob Dole, 97, announced Thursday that he has been diagnosed with stage four lung cancer. The big picture: Dole served in the U.S. Senate for 27 years, including 11 years as as GOP leader, before retiring in 1996. He unsuccessfully ran for vice president on President Gerald Ford’s ticket in 1976, and for president …

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Bob Dole Helped Out Of Wheelchair To Salute GWHB

The Associated Press reports: Former Sen. Bob Dole was helped out of his wheelchair Tuesday to salute former President George H.W. Bush as he laid in state at the Capitol Rotunda. Dole, 95, once faced Bush during the 1988 Republican primary fight for the presidential nomination but nonetheless maintained a decades-old friendship with the former president. On Saturday, he reflected …

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