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News Releases

Below is a listing of News & Press from the Dole Institute.

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Kansas journalists discuss upcoming midterm elections (University Daily Kansan)

Journalists from around the state stopped by the University of Kansas on Tuesday to discuss the upcoming Kansas elections and the ins and outs of reporting in the age of President Donald Trump…

Statements on the Passing of Sen. John McCain

Statement of Senator Robert Dole and Senator Elizabeth Dole on the Passing of Senator John McCain Elizabeth and I join the nation in mourning the loss of our dear friend and colleague Senator John McCain. John lived his life with courage, commitment, and dedication to our nation. Our thoughts, prayers and love are with Cindy and […]

Dole Institute announces loaded schedule ahead of midterms

The Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas has announced its programming lineup for the fall 2018 semester. The schedule will include a variety of programs focusing on the upcoming midterm elections in November, as well as events related to military caregiver support, political polarization in America, modern intelligence gathering and more…

Dole Institute of Politics receives $200K grant from Newman’s Own Foundation

The Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas has received a $200,000 grant from Newman’s Own Foundation, the independent foundation created by the late actor and philanthropist Paul Newman…

Bob & Elizabeth Dole: 7 Ways to Practice Good Leadership and Preserve Democracy (Roll Call)

During more than 50 years of public service in the House, Senate, five presidential administrations and the nonprofit sector, it has been our privilege to witness the essential role good leadership and bipartisanship play in preserving our democracy…

Bob Dole turns 95 – let me tell you about my friend and a great American (FOX News)

Former Senate Republican leader and presidential candidate Bob Dole turns 95 Sunday. He remains an example to our country and to the world…

Bob Dole’s final mission (The Washington Post)

There, from a handicapped parking spot, he eases into the wheelchair as the greetings begin — “Oh my gosh, Bob Dole!”— finally rolling into his place in the shade just outside the main entrance to the National World War II Memorial…

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