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Gold Medal Ceremony: Congress to Honor Senator Bob Dole

On Wednesday, January 17, leaders of the U.S. House and Senate will present a Congressional Gold Medal to former Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole in recognition of his service to the nation as a soldier, legislator, and statesman… (more)

Dole Institute adds programs on health care, alternative political parties

The Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas has announced additional programs on health care and alternative political parties to wrap up the fall 2017 semester…

Retired Senator Tom Harkin awarded Dole leadership award in ceremony (University Daily Kansan)

Although retired Senator Tom Harkin had no political upbringing, he successfully passed the American with Disabilities Act and, yesterday, was awarded the University’s 2017 Dole Leadership Award…

Former Sen. Tom Harkin given 2017 Dole Leadership Prize (LJ World)

As he was honored Sunday with the 2017 Dole Leadership Prize, former U.S. Sen. Tom Harkin said the kind of relationship he had with former Sen. Bob Dole was sorely missing in the Washington, D.C., of today…

Bill Clinton’s impeachment has lingering effects today, faculty say (University Daily Kansan)

Students today are lucky, as they’ve only been alive for one presidential impeachment, said Bill Lacy, director of the Dole Institute of Politics…

EHS seniors get in-depth civics lesson (Emporia Gazette)

Gustavo Murillo and Nickolas Velo, seniors at Emporia High School, were awarded scholarships to attend YCLI. A total of 64 students statewide were selected to participate in the three-day event at no charge…

Trump signs bill awarding Congressional Gold Medal to Bob Dole (Topeka Capital-Journal)

President Donald Trump signed bipartisan legislation Friday authorizing presentation of the Congressional Gold Medal to Kansas political titan Robert Dole…

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