Bob Dole, former Republican senator and presidential candidate for the United States, died on Sunday morning, the family of the American politician said in a statement. Dole was 98 years old.
“Senator Robert Joseph Dole died early this morning in his sleep. He was 98 years old, has served the United States faithfully for 79 years,” the Bob Dole family said in a statement. The Republican Party politician sat in the US Congress for many years. In 1996, he ran for the presidency of the USA on behalf of the Republicans.
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