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Georgia, South seeks bigger role in 2016 primaries

...Georgia and several other Southern states in his failed 2008 bid, called the idea a "godsend." Cruz said Friday that it can help ensure "that the party nominates a conservative," not "someone in the mold of Bob Dole ... or Mitt Romney."
George McGovern, former senator and presidential candidate, dies

...1998 to 2001 and spent his later years working to feed needy children around the world. He and former Republican Sen. Bob Dole collaborated to create an international food for education and child nutrition program, for which they shared the 2008...
Gentleman, statesman

...divides weren't necessarily human barriers. Although he was a Democrat, he spoke very fondly of Richard Nixon as well as Bob Dole, with whom he worked closely to try to feed hungry children.In this day of political demonization, it's important...
Invisible establishment Republicans

...anti-individualistic. These are the folks who have given us such mainstream guys as Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford, Bush I, Bob Dole, Bush II and Mitt Romney. Which means that, indirectly, they also gave us Barack Obama. SO, CONTRARY to what many...
Trump says he forced Obama's hand

...presidential run this week."This is shaping up to be a wacky year," said Scott Reed, who managed Republican nominee Bob Dole's 1996 campaign and had been advising Barbour. It's the most wide-open GOP primary in four decades, he said...
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Romney wins Iowa by slim margin appeared likely the winner's share of the vote would be a record low for GOP caucuses in the state. Former Sen. Bob Dole had 26.3 percent support in 1996, when he won.This time, the economy and the federal budget deficit were top issues...
Kemp remembered as Bills unquestioned leader

...political career. That part of his life culminated in 1996, when he was the Republican nominee for vice president in Bob Dole's losing bid to unseat President Bill Clinton. In between football and a spot on the Republican presidential ticket...
Hot summer books: from Harry to love

...nonfiction buyer for Barnes & Noble. Booksellers have hopes that Jane Fonda's "My Life So Far" (Random House), and Bob Dole's "One Soldier's Story: A Memoir" (HarperCollins), both out in April, will continue to sell. Meanwhile, as...
Dole holds nothing back in World War II memoir

Bob Dole doesn't deny that some obstacles in his life have been easier due to for democracy. ------- "One Soldier's Story: A Memoir." By Bob Dole. HarperCollins. 287 Pages. $25.95.
Books briefs

...Roosevelt was "as selfish as a sponge," according to a congressman of the era. And newspaper columnist Mike Royko had Bob Dole in his cross hairs when he wrote, "When he does smile, he looks as if he just evicted a widow." Other chapters include...