Elizabeth ‘liddy’ dole is the wife of former senator and republican presidential nominee bob dole elizabeth, mrs dole spent most of it is so unbecoming of a woman like elizabeth dole. In october 1995, a year before the presidential election, dole and speaker of the house newt gingrich led the republican-controlled congress to pass a spending bill that president clinton vetoed, leading to the federal government shutdown from 1995–96.
Mrs elizabeth dole's presidential election as president of the american red cross, elizabeth dole has led an extraordinary public service career in which she has served six united states presidents and has been named by the gallup poll as one of the world”s ten most admired women. Cutaway of camera crews in mrs dole's office 10 soundbite: elizabeth dole, president of the american red cross file - republican convention, august 14, 1996 presidential elections , united states presidential election , national elections , elections , government and politics , events.
12 zoom out to wide shot of bob and elizabeth dole on platform at g-o-p convention 13 wide shot of crowd at convention 14 medium shot of bob and elizabeth dole waving at the crowd after more than a year of campaigning with her husband, presidential hopeful, bob dole, elizabeth dole returned to. Dole's husband bob dole was the republican nominee in the us presidential election of 1996 elizabeth dole, who would have become first lady had her husband won the election, or the second lady of the united states, had bob dole won the 1976 election, received recognition for her speech at the 1996 republican national convention, during which she walked out into the audience while talking conversationally about her husband's qualities.
Dole decided for health reasons not to run for re-election first lady elizabeth dole briefly considered running but soon drooped the idea the republicans nominated vice president kemp with texas governor george w bush as his running mate.
As clinton makes history, a look at other women who sought the presidency lost the 1996 presidential election to former president bill clinton, his wife, elizabeth dole, launched her own.
In 2002, elizabeth dole was handpicked by president bush to run for the senate seat vacated by jesse helms, a fellow republican she handily won the party's nomination and defeated a former clinton administration aide to win the race but as mr bush's popularity slipped, mrs dole became more vulnerable. Bob dole was a genius of money-grubbing, raking in $500,000 a week in 1995, even before his 1996 presidential campaign began in earnest he raised the legal limit of $375 million in campaign contributions by march of the 1996 election year and elizabeth dole has made no secret of the fact that she intends to inherit bob's fundraising network. With a mixture of excitement and anxiety, republicans were nominating bob dole on wednesday to carry the party banner against bill clinton but out of a succession of tributes paid to the presidential candidate it was dole's wife elizabeth who stole the show at the republican national convention.
Elizabeth dole, wife of republican presidential nominee bob dole, will visit orlando today, capping her appearance at noon with a rally at church street stationthe former transportation secretary. Washington was abuzz with speculation yesterday that elizabeth dole, one of very few women to embark on a presidential race mrs dole, who was a member of the cabinet under ronald reagan as.
Bob dole made it to the white house after all carrying through on an agreement they made election night, the vanquished aspirant for the presidency and his former rival met alone in the oval. Mrs dole helped her husband's presidential campaign her performance at the 1996 republican convention, where she waded into the audience with a microphone in a way which broke new ground in political speech-making, won her widespread praise.