Makayla Hipke
Dole Institute of Politics

Statement from Dole Institute director Bill Lacy on Senator Bob Dole’s Congressional Gold Medal

Wed, 01/17/2018

"I cannot imagine someone more deserving of a Congressional Gold Medal than Senator Bob Dole. As a public servant, veteran and statesman, his career has improved the lives of millions of Americans. As a proud Kansan, he has never forgotten his home state. We are so pleased to see him honored today and to carry on his legacy of principled leadership at the Dole Institute of Politics," Dole Institute Director Bill Lacy said.

Senator Bob Dole’s Congressional Gold Medal ceremony details

Location: U.S. Capitol Rotunda (Washington, D.C.)
Date: 2 p.m. (CST) today, Jan. 17

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Notable ceremony participants: President Donald Trump, Vice President Mike Pence, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI), Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA).

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