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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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Much of his best thinking, Dole said, was done while gazing from his West-facing offices in the Capitol the length of the Mall, past the Washington Memorial and across the Potomac River to Arlington, Virginia.
The Neo-Aristotelian method has been used because so little rhetorical work has been done on Dole that it offers a foundation or springboard for future studies of Dole's speech.
While Dole has sought to portray himself as a relative moderate on abortion rights, he is actually an uncompromising opponent of freedom of choice for women.
In the summer of 1995, Bob Dole and Representative Charles Canady introduced the Equal Opportunity Act of 1995, which would have outlawed all preferences, set-asides, or quotas in federal employment, contracting, or "any other federally conducted program or activity" (except for historically black colleges, which black conservatives had insisted be protected).
fundraising letter that Dole signed (though surely did not write), the following statement appears: "And when I was asked to lead my men up a rocky hill in Italy into the roaring guns and mortar fire of the German Wehrmacht my sense of duty never wavered." The Dole for President homepage on the Internet describes his feats in thrilling terms.
Dole first launched the consumer-centric salad packaging design changes in Canada, incorporating them across the entire vegetable portfolio encompassing commodity vegetables, value-added salads, and other new product categories.
Dole retained his seat by fewer than 13,000 votes, and Owen's seat at Dole's table of insiders was secured.
But the article, like other pieces about airline chaos, lacked any criticism of the Secretary of Transportation, Elizabeth Hanford Dole. The piece did not picture Dole, mentioned her only three times, and then in a positive light--even though her policies are largely to blame for the crisis.
UNMASKING THE OTHER BOB DOLE In a political season marked by character issues, what do you make of a presidential candidate who once secretly accepted funds from a White House slush fund, has misrepresented his role in key historical episodes and has dished out favors to various special interests?