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Campaign '96 / Dole / Senate Resignation #166341

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, May 15, 1996
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Capitol Hill: John Cochran) Announcement by Republican presidential candidate Senator Bob Dole of his resignation from the Senate examined. [DOLE - says he will be a private citizen, just a man.] The background to Dole's decision to resign reviewed. [Representative Newt GINGRICH, Senator Chris DODD - react to Dole's decision.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(White House: Brit Hume) The reaction at the White House to Dole's resignation discussed.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) The race to replace Dole as Senate majority leader noted: Senators Trent Lott, Thad Cochran, Don Nickles, Pete Domenici said interested.

Cochran, John;
Hume, Brit;
Jennings, Peter

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