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dole

UK slang for an unemployment benefit, formally known as jobseeker’s allowance or JSA, which is paid by the government to those who are unemployed and seeking work.
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Marler is also representing a Wisconsin family that claims its two children were sickened by Dole spinach.
Bob Dole was wounded on a hill about a mile may from mine," said Inouye.
Despite the best efforts of the White House Project, a nonpartisan New York-based group that is seeking to create a favorable climate for women to seek the Presidency, no one but Dole is giving it a try.
Dole favors school prayer, supporting President Ronald Reagan's 1984 constitutional amendment proposal, and he wants vouchers to support private and parochial schools.
The counterattack helped to keep Senator Dole the single most-favored Republican candidate among older voters, but fell far short of giving him the majority of the over 60-year-old G.
However, the 1980 presidential campaign spawned one of the first of many sticky situations Owen was involved in as a member of a Dole campaign.
Bob Dole voted against both those programs--and many more.
How about Time Warner--one of the companies Dole has accused of "debasing" American culture?
Photo: (1) Elizabeth Dole, with husband, Bob Dole, announces the end of her run for the presidency.
Back in January, Time noted that, while Dole only exploited his war wounds after he began losing his quest for the Republican nomination in 1988, "now he's practically flaunting them.
Where Iraq was concerned, Bob Dole played the role of George Bush's goodwill ambassador both at home and abroad.
Hence the Dole campaign's desperate defensiveness on the matter of age.