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Dole in Kansas This Week, Planning to Return in May

Bob DoleDozens of Kansas elected officials and other admirers have helped former Republican presidential candidate Bob Dole kick off a three-day homecoming tour.

The former U.S. Senate majority leader began his tour Monday with a reception at the local GOP headquarters in Overland Park. About 75 people attended, including Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback and Congressman Kevin Yoder.

Dole sat in a cushioned, wing-backed chair as he greeted well-wishers and posed for pictures with them.

His itinerary included nine other receptions and open houses in northeast Kansas this week.

Dole plans to visit the following locations in May during the second of several trips to Kansas this year. Exact venues and times will be announced in the coming weeks and all visits are open to the public.

Monday, May 12:

  • Seneca
  • Marysville
  • Washington
  • Clay Center
  • Westmoreland
  • Manhattan

Tuesday, May 13:

  • Junction City
  • Abilene
  • Salina
  • McPherson
  • Newton

Wednesday, May 14:

  • Wichita
  • El Dorado
  • Emporia

Thursday, May 15:

  • Topeka
  • Wyandotte County
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