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Robert J. Dole

republican politician candidate

Dole, Robert J. (1923– ), U.S. politician; husband of politician Elizabeth Dole. He was the unsuccessful Republican vice-presidential candidate in 1976 as running mate of Gerald Ford. Twice decorated in World War II, he was Republican national chairman (1971–73) and senator for Kansas (1969–96). In 1996 he was a candidate for the presidency but lost the elections to Clinton.

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