opinion Elizabeth and Bob Dole Opinion contributors Published 4:00 AM EST Dec 11, 2018 Our nation mourned last week the passing of a cherished servant leader who was truly the man for all seasons. President George H. W. Bush brought wisdom, a keen sense of mission and diplomacy, incomparable patriotism, along with compassion and humanity, to every assignment he accepted on behalf of the American people. Through his repeated answers to our nation’s call to serve — as congressman, ambassador to the United Nations, director of the Central Intelligence Agency, vice president and the 41st president of the United States — he left an indelible mark on the course of our nation. He will forever stand as one of the finest examples of what it means to be an American. The world has heard so many wonderful and deserved tributes to the individual legacy of President Bush. As last week also marked the 77th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, however, we should … [Read more...] about Bob and Elizabeth Dole: George H.W. Bush and the Greatest Generation
One of those Senate seats is held by Republican Elizabeth Dole North Carolina. Now 72-years-old, she's running for re-election - and having a tougher time than many might have expected. "All my rowdy friends are going to help reelect Elizabeth Dole to another term in the U.S. Senate," said Sen. Elizabeth Dole. In a race that's become surprisingly tight. Dole, the incumbent, is hoping to get by with a little help from her friends, CBS News anchor Katie Couric reports. But it may not happen. The first-term senator is an experienced Washington hand. A former secretary of transportation and labor who once headed the American Red Cross, wife of one time presidential hopeful Bob Dole, one of the first female graduates of Harvard Law School, known as a real steel magnolia. But Barack Obama has made real headway in North Carolina. He's neck-and-neck with John McCain in the polls - and that's helped pave the way for the emergence of Kay Hagan, a five-term state senator who has a good shot of … [Read more...] about Tough Battle To Hold Seat For Dole
"All my rowdy friends are going to help reelect Elizabeth Dole to another term in the U.S. Senate," said Sen. Elizabeth Dole at a recent campaign rally. In a race that's become surprisingly tight. Dole, the incumbent, is hoping to get by with a little help from her friends, CBS News anchor Katie Couric reports. The first-term senator is an experienced Washington hand: A former secretary of transportation and labor who once headed the American Red Cross; wife of one time presidential hopeful Bob Dole; one of the first female graduates of Harvard Law School, known for her grit and grace. But Barack Obama has made real headway in North Carolina and that's helped pave the way for the emergence of Kay Hagan, a five-term state senator who now has a good shot of winning. "I think the key is Liddy Dole brought this on herself. She's been in office for one term and she really hasn't done anything," Hagan said. "I go across this state from Murphy to Manteo and people cannot tell me what she's … [Read more...] about Dole Faces Tough Battle To Hold Seat
PRWeb Published 3:00 am, Thursday, March 22, 2018 The Elizabeth Dole Foundation released the following statement today on the release of the omnibus spending bill. WASHINGTON, D.C. (PRWEB) March 21, 2018 The Elizabeth Dole Foundation released the following statement today on the release of the omnibus spending bill: “After weeks of discussions between Congressional staff members and VSO partners, culminating in 11th hour conversations between Senator Elizabeth Dole and Congressional leadership, we are disappointed that the expansion of the VA’s Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers to veterans of all eras of service was not included in the final omnibus package released today. This would have been a historic opportunity to significantly increase services and support for caregivers of all eras, and we are dismayed that it fell off the agenda. We are heartened, however, that leaders on both sides of the aisle have expressed their unwavering … [Read more...] about Elizabeth Dole Foundation Statement on the Release of the Omnibus Spending Bill
Two Republican women, Elizabeth Dole and Elaine Lan Chao, have considerably more in common than their party affiliation. Dole and Chao share a few striking similarities in their personal and professional lives. Both women served as secretary of Labor and now Chao has been nominated for secretary of Transportation, the role Dole had in the Reagan administration. Further, both are married to former, or current, Senate majority leaders. Elizabeth Dole has been married to former Senate Majority Leader Sen. Bob Dole, R-Kansas, for 41 years, and Chao and the current Senate majority leader, Mitch McConnell, R-Kentucky, have been married for 23 years. Max Stier, the CEO of Partnership for Public Public Service, a D.C.-based nonprofit that works to make federal agencies more efficient and effective, agreed the women share an “unusual” amount of similarities. But he added that, when looked at individually, Dole and Chao represent “highly unusual” government … [Read more...] about CBS News Logo Elaine Chao and Elizabeth Dole: What do these two women have in common?