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Name: Robert Joseph Dole                                                         
Born: 22 July 1923 Russell, Kansas                                               
Robert Joseph "Bob" Dole (born July 22, 1923) is a retired United States Senator 
from Kansas from 1969–1996, serving part of that time as United States Senate   
Majority Leader. He was the Republican candidate in the 1996 U.S. Presidential   
election and the Republican vice presidential candidate in the 1976 Presidential 
election. He holds the unfortunate distinction of being the only man in the       
history of the two major U.S. political parties to have been his party's nominee 
for both President and Vice President, but who was never elected to either       
In 2007, President George W. Bush appointed Dole as a co-chair of the commission 
to investigate problems at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, along with Donna