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Dole Goes After Cruz, but Why?

Arnold Steinberg | Posted 01.22.2016 | Politics
Arnold Steinberg

With Friends Like Bob Dole, Jeb Doesn't Need Any... The conservative manifestoes published in the current issue of National Review(as a result, NR n...

From Ysutaro Koide To Jane Fonda: The 2016 Campaign Today

Arnold Steinberg | Posted 01.22.2016 | Politics
Arnold Steinberg

They say a man is known by his enemies... A few days ago, the oldest man in the world died at the age of 112. His name was Ysutaro Koide. (Yisrael ...

The GOP Establishment Has Found The One Thing That Can Make Donald Trump Palatable: Ted Cruz

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grim | Posted 01.22.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Ted Cruz may wind up becoming Donald Trump's greatest weapon. The Republican establishment has spent the last few months warning that ...

Former GOP Nominee Bob Dole Warns of ‘Cataclysmic’ Losses With Ted Cruz

New York Times | Nico Pitney | Posted 01.20.2016 | Politics

Bob Dole, the former Kansas senator and 1996 Republican presidential nominee, has never been fond of Senator Ted Cruz of Texas. But in an interview We...

Jeb Can't Fix it

Arnold Steinberg | Posted 01.14.2016 | Politics
Arnold Steinberg

Time for Jeb to Move On Bob Dole ran for president each time the job was open - in 1996, 1988, and 1980, and for vice president in 1976, forty years ...

GOP Vows Sickness and Ill-Health

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 01.11.2016 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

Republicans have been trying to repeal the Affordable Care Act for five years. But they've made absolutely no effort to patch the massive gaping hole that would leave behind. They don't want to.

Bob Dole Endorses Jeb Bush

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 11.11.2015 | Politics

Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush announced another endorsement on Wednesday: former Sen. Bob Dole (R-Kan.) Dole will serve as the national ...

Putin Drops the Bombs and Deals the Cards in Syria and Ukraine

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 10.05.2015 | World
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

The challenge of Putin as well as ISIS requires an answer beyond avoidance and containment. The threat is immediate but also the challenge to the rule of law and the ideology upon which free and democratic states have prospered as societies and economies over the last few decades.

Bob Dole Scolds Republicans On The 25th Anniversary of The ADA

The Huffington Post | Jacob Kerr | Posted 07.27.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Advocates for people with disabilities, along with lawmakers who originally passed the Americans With Disabilities Act a quarter-centur...

Bob Dole, Bob Kerrey Call On Congress To Embrace Animal Welfare Agenda

Wayne Pacelle | Posted 06.02.2015 | Green
Wayne Pacelle

We hope that lawmakers from both political parties heed their plea to pass these commonsense reforms and to swiftly eliminate unacceptable animal welfare problems in our society.

12 Reasons Why Mitt Romney Should Not Have Run

John A. Tures | Posted 04.01.2015 | Politics
John A. Tures

When Mitt Romney made his announcement that he wouldn't make another presidential run (for now), it didn't take long for pundits to add their thoughts. Some pointed out that Reagan won on his third presidential campaign. But the other 12 who tried since 1952 didn't.

When Considering a Presidential Bid, When Does 'No' Mean 'Yes'?

Rich Rubino | Posted 01.25.2015 | Politics
Rich Rubino

Even after a potential candidate says with absolute certainty that he will not run, many do not believe him or her. With the exception of Pete Wilson, one would be hard pressed to find presidential candidates whose past denials actually had deleterious effects on their presidential candidacies.

Bob Dole Wants Mitt Romney To Run For President Again

AP | Posted 12.27.2014 | Politics

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — Bob Dole says he thinks former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney should run for the office again in 2016. ...

One Man's Quest for Standardized Electronic Health Records

Claire Fordham | Posted 12.15.2014 | Impact
Claire Fordham

The Kanters' recipe for a long, healthy life is moderation in all things, a good diet and regular exercise. And standardized electronic health records could go a long way toward longer lives for everyone.

Bob Dole Gives Pat Roberts A Boost In Competitive Kansas Race

AP | By THOMAS BEAUMONT | Posted 11.22.2014 | Politics

DODGE CITY, Kansas (AP) — A newly upholstered chair and an American flag dominated Village Square Mall on the west side of Dodge City, the Kansas ho...

Tradition and History Matter to Albanians

David L. Phillips | Posted 08.05.2014 | World
David L. Phillips

Today Kosova is free. It is, however, a flawed state with serious problems. Every UN Member State should recognize Kosova's independence, but only 106 have recognized it so far. Now is the time for Kosovars to vote and express their determination for reform.

Legacy

Enid Borden | Posted 08.02.2014 | Impact
Enid Borden

This Memorial Day made me, as everyone else, think of all the veterans whom we lost. It also makes me think of all the veterans who are still very muc...

Let the Republicans Talk About Clinton's Age and Health

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 07.29.2014 | Politics
Lincoln Mitchell

The question this raises for the GOP, and whoever they nominate in 2016, is whether they are smart enough to run a campaign that focuses on Clinton's record, accomplishment, missteps and the like, rather than her gender and increasingly less polarizing personality. This would be hard for a party that has generally proved itself unable to avoid that temptation.

Immigration Foe Faces Tough Reelection Bid

The Huffington Post | Alex Lazar | Posted 05.21.2014 | Politics

Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach (R), an architect of the controversial Arizona law requiring state and local police to check the immigration sta...

Dole Criticizes 'First-Termers' Like Paul, Cruz

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 04.21.2014 | Politics

Former Republican presidential nominee Bob Dole doesn't think "first-termers" like Sens. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), Rand Paul (R-Ky.) or Ted Cruz (R-Texas)...

Bob Dole Weighs In On Ukraine Crisis

AP | By JOHN HANNA | Posted 06.21.2014 | Politics

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — Former Republican presidential nominee Bob Dole said Monday that the U.S. should send weapons, including tanks, to Ukrain...

Dole Is Conservative, Cruz Is Not

David Jenkins | Posted 05.12.2014 | Politics
David Jenkins

Last week at CPAC, with his cock-sure arrogance on full display, Senator Ted Cruz mocked former Republican presidential nominees Bob Dole, John McCain and Mitt Romney as candidates that do not stand on principle.

John McCain: Ted Cruz Should Apologize For 'President Bob Dole' Comment

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 03.07.2014 | Politics

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) called for Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) to apologize for his "President Bob Dole" comment during Thursday's CPAC speech. Part...

GOP Presidential Hopefuls Vie For Clout With Their Conservative Base

AP | KEN THOMAS and STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 03.06.2014 | Politics

OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — Republicans vying for the GOP presidential nomination in 2016 auditioned Thursday before some of the nation's most ardent cons...

A Power Outage in the White House?

D. R. Tucker | Posted 03.25.2014 | Green
D. R. Tucker

Is climate change too much of a psychological challenge for the president? Is it simply too much for him to confront the near-almighty power of the fossil fuel industry and the Republican (and some Democratic) politicians who are that industry's acolytes?