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Bob Dole

Robert Joseph Dole is a retired American politician and attorney who represented Kansas in the U.S House of Representatives from 1961 to 1969 and in the U.S. Senate from 1969 to 1996, serving as the Republican Leader of the United States Senate from 1985 until 1996. He was the Republican presidential nominee in the 1996 presidential election and the party's vice presidential nominee in the 1976 presidential election. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Bob Dole has 2,053 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1964 video. The year with the most videos was 1995 with 400 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2018 with an average of 9,140 views per program. Most appearances with Newt Gingrich (106), George J. Mitchell (68), Bill Clinton (66). Most common tags: Dole, Bob, Republican Party, Commercials.

Appearances by Title:c. January 1, 2007 - Present Co-Founder, Bipartisan Policy Center Videos: 0


U.S. Senator, R-KS View Map January 3, 1969 - June 11, 1996 Videos: 2,041 National Chair, World War II Memorial Campaign August 19, 1997 - c. May 29, 2004 Videos: 3 Co-Chairman, President's Cmsn. on Care for America's Returning Wounded Warriors March 6, 2007 - July 31, 2007 Videos: 4 U.S. Representative, R-KS 1st January 9, 1963 - October 14, 1968 Videos: 0 U.S. Representative, R-KS 6th January 3, 1961 - January 8, 1963 Videos: 0

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Ideology data is based on DW-NOMINATE statistics developed by Keith Poole and Howard Rosenthal. More information can be found at Voteview .

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