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Bob Dole nominated for Congress' highest civilian honor


WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas statesman Bob Dole has been nominated for the highest civilian honor Congress bestows.

Sen. Pat Roberts and Rep. Lynn Jenkins are seeking to honor the longtime senator with the Congressional Gold Medal. The Wichita Eagle ( ) reports that Roberts and Jenkins jointly introduced resolutions Monday, two days after Dole's 94th birthday.

The resolution says that Dole has "embodied the American spirit of leadership and determination." Co-sponsors include the entire Kansas delegation, along with a bipartisan list of representatives and senators fro...

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