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My Front Row Seat for Bob Dole's Doomed White House Run

1 month ago   |   By Politico

One of my earliest memories of Sen. Bob Dole is of him trying to have me arrested.
The 1996 presidential campaign was just beginning, and I was a 25-year-old producer for ABC News. Despite little interest in politics at the time, I was tasked with shadowing the GOP frontrunner as he made his way from one party dinner and state fair to the next. It was a year-long odyssey that was eye-opening and - as I look back on it - deeply exhausting.
While life on the campaign trail evokes the nostalgia of “the Boys on the Bus” and eventually a campaign plane, the early months are far less glamorous...
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