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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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Following the nomination, Dole played a number of different roles to garner voter support.
Next, Dole become Archie Bunker, invoking the ``L-word'' to lambaste the president.
The Republicans called for a reappraisal of state divorce laws, which are, of course, not a federal responsibility: "We urge State legislators to review divorce laws to foster the stability of the home and protect the economic rights of the innocent spouse and children" (Presumably, this would not apply to Bob Dole or Newt Gingrich, who both ended long marriages with children and selected another spouse.
According to the platform, Bob Dole "walks humbly with his God" while Bill Clinton "lied about the condition of Medicare and lied about our attempts to save it.
Though Senator Dole's staff did not return phone calls made by the Center for Public Integrity for this article, when the Birdview story broke during the 1988 presidential campaign, Dale Tate, spokesman for Dole's catnpaign, said Dole knew absolutely nothing of it and "was quite upset.
Another campaign-related scandal that linked Dole to Owen landed the latter in prison for a little over seven months in 1994.
Bob Dole was a former Republican National Committee chairman, and the marriage had political benefits for both him and his wife.
She probably did more good for Bob Dole than he did for himself in that race.
Another kind of silence meets friends who curse in front of Dole - or venture an off-color joke.
Without grandchildren of his own, Dole studiously remembers each of his nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews on their high school graduation with $50 tucked inside a personally signed Hallmark card.
But instead of sticking to the Morris scandal, Dole returned to his standard stump themes of cutting taxes, balancing the budget and fighting crime and illegal immigration during an appearance in the same county where Ronald Reagan kicked off his re-election bid 12 years ago.
In a bid to win New Mexico voters, Dole vowed not to close three research laboratories in the state operated by the Department of Energy.