– Data Covid-19 USA – The funeral at Washington National Cathedral evoked a kind of Old Home Week ritual as one momentous Washington figure after another soldiered into the rows.
– Data Covid-19 USA – Tim Unes was helping to plan memorial events for Mr. Dole when it came to light that he had been subpoenaed by the committee investigating the Capitol riot.
Yet another school shooting, the Supreme Court argument over Roe and much else in American life gives us pause.
During his 1996 presidential campaign, Senator Dole would often go off-script. But it was those moments that revealed his rare empathy.
Bob Dole, a Kansas Republican, brought his no-nonsense manner to Washington, cutting deals during a bygone era. “He was in a sense Mr. America,” the historian Robert Dallek said.
Bob Dole, who died on Sunday at age 98, was generous with his sarcastic wit, using it against Democrats, Republicans and often himself.
Former presidents and political leaders recalled Mr. Dole’s dignity, sense of humor and lifetime commitment to public service.
Mr. Dole, a son of the Kansas prairie who was left for dead on a World War II battlefield, became one of the longest-serving Republican leaders.
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