Bob Dole Has Passed Away Aged 98

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Bob Dole, the World War II hero and former presidential candidate, has passed away at the age of 98.

The Elizabeth Dole Foundation, founded by Dole’s wife, and his family confirmed his passing today, December 5.


The Elizabeth Dole Foundation said in a statement:

It is with heavy hearts we announced that Senator Robert Joseph dole died earlier this morning in his sleep. At his death at age 98 he had served the United States of America faithfully for 79 years.

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NBC News and 2 others
  1. NBC News

    Bob Dole, WWII hero and former Republican presidential candidate, dies at 98

  2. The New York Times

    Bob Dole, Old Soldier and Stalwart of the Senate, Dies at 98

  3. The Guardian

    Bob Dole, giant of Republican politics and presidential nominee, dies aged 98

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