Sen. Robert Dole, R-Kansas, poses with his bride, Federal Trade Commissioner Elizabeth Hanford, and members of their wedding party in Washington Dec. 6, 1975, at the Washington Cathedral. From left are: Burnell "Bunny" Hanford, matron of honor; the new Mrs. Dole; Rev. Dr. Edward Elson, who performed the ceremony; Dole; and Assistant Defense Secretary Robert Ellsworth, best man. (AP Photo)
Sen. Robert Dole has a departing word with former California Governor Ronald Reagan and Mrs. Nancy Reagan outside Reagan's home on Saturday, Sept. 25, 1975 in Pacific Palisades. Dole made the pilgrimage to Reagan's home to seek more help from former GOP Presidential candidate for the Ford-Dole ticket. (AP Photo/ Wally Fong)
Sen. Robert Dole of Kansas, chairman of the Republican National Committee, ponders a question during an appearance in Miami Beach on Sunday, August 20, 1972 on CBS face the Nation television show. (AP Photo/Charles Tasnadi)
McDill "Huck" Boyd introduced Bob Dole at the 1968 Republican National Convention in Miami by saying, "I want to introduce the man who yesterday won the U.S. Senate nomination, receiving 70 percent of the Republican votes cast."
Congressman Robert Dole from the First District of Kansas address the National Association of Wheat Growers who are in convention in Wichita Jan. 25, 1968. Seated foreground is C. Allen Tom, president of the group, and center, George Meeker of Garden City, Kan. (AP Photo/wps Stf)
Senate Minority Leader Bob Dole, of Kansas, smiles prior to a news conference on Capitol Hill Wednesday, Nov. 9, 1994, to discuss Tuesday's election where Republicans took over the Senate and the House. Earlier, Dole offered to work with President Clinton in getting his agenda through Congress, as long as the president is willing to compromise. (AP Photo/John Duricka)
Sen. Bob Dole of Kansas, in line to be majority leader in a Republican Senate, stands among election charts in his Capitol Hill office Tuesday Nov. 8, 1994. as election returns rolled in. (AP Photo/John Duricka)
Senate Minority Leader Bob Dole of Kansas, right, gestures while watching election returns with his wife Elizabeth and Press Secretary Clarkson Hine, Tuesday Nov. 8, 1994 in his Capitol Hill office. Resurgent Republicans sought to take control of Congress for the first time in 40 years. If Republicans take control of the Senate, Dole would probably become Senate majority leader. (AP Photo/John Duricka) DAILY 1A STATE EDITION
Senate Minority Leader Bob Dole of Kansas, center, introduces Virginia Republican Senate candidate Oliver North, right, during a campaign stop, Monday Sept. 12, 1994 at the Mount Vernon Country Club in Alexandria, Va. North began a campaign swing Monday with Dole who at first had distanced himself from North's candidacy only to embrace it later. Virginia 8th District Republican Congressional candidate Kyle McSlarrow is at left. (AP Photo/Shayna Brennan)
Senate Minority Leader Bob Dole, of Kansas, left, and House Minority Whip Newt Gingrich, of Ga., meet reporters on Capitol Hill Tuesday, March 15, 1994. Dole, responding to remarks made Monday by President Clinton about the lack of Republican participation in legislation, said "despite his remarks last night, we will continue to help him where we can." (AP Photo/John Duricka)
U.S. President George H. Bush holds up boxing gloves bearing the words "Democratic Congress" given to him by republican senators during his visit to Capital Hill on Tuesday, August 4, 1992 as Senate Minority Leader Robert Dole, R-Kan, looks on. Bush discounted reports that up to one third of Republican senators will not attend this month's GOP convention in Houston, and said his visit was ?very positive? upbeat? and a ?good unified meeting.? (AP Photo/Greg Gibson)
Republican presidential candidate Sen. Robert Dole of Kansas tosses a balloon for Clarence Fondren to hit back during a campaign stop in a therapy room of the Chicago Rehabilitation Institute in Chicago March 10, 1988. The exercise is used to increase endurance and mobility of upper body extremities. (AP Photo/Lisa Genesen)
Senator Bob Dole and his wife Elizabeth face a crowd of supporters on Main Street in his hometown of Russell on the Kansas plains during his announcement November 9, 1987 that he is seeking the republican presidential nomination. (AP Photo/Orlin, Wagner)
Senate Majority Leader Sen. Bob Dole, left, and Senate Finance committee chairman Sen. Bob Packwood of Oregon during a meeting of the Senate Finance committee on Capitol Hill, Washington, Tuesday, April 3, 1985. The panel approved mandatory quotas unless new markets are opened to U. S. goods. (AP Photo)
Sen. Robert Dole and his wife, transportation secretary Elizabeth Dole, show off their sensible shoes after climbing the famed Great Wall of China Monday, August 26, 1985 in China. Visit to wall was marred by highway crash which injured Chinese translators riding in minibus. (AP Photo/Neal Ulevich)
Newly elected Majority Leader Bob Dole, R-Kansas plays with his dog leader, Thursday, Dec. 20, 1984 in his office on Capitol Hill in Washington. Sen. Dole shares custody of the playful pup every other day with his wife, Transportation Secretary Elizabeth Dole. Leader was rescued from the pound and adopted by the Dole's. (AP Photo/John Duricka)
Sen. Robert Dole, R-Kan., tries out a slice of pizza during a celebration in his Capitol Hill office, Tuesday, Nov. 20, 1984 in Washington. Dole and other Kansas officials had been lobbying to keep Pizza Hut Inc. from moving its international headquarters out of Wichita. The company Tuesday announced its decision to stay in the city where it was founded, for the time being. (AP Photo/John Duricka)
President Ronald Reagan signs the $147 and $167 billion Social Security rescue plan during a South Lawn ceremony at the White House in Washington Wednesday, April 20, 1983. From left are: Rep. Dan Rostenkowski, D-Ill., Sen. Bob Dole, R-Kan., Rep. J.J. Pickle, D-Texas., Rep. Bob Michel, R-Ill., Rep. Claude Pepper, D-Fla., Reagan, Thomas ONeill, Sen. Patrick Moynihan, D-N.Y., Rep. Barber Conable, R-N.Y., and Sen. Howard Baker. (AP Photo/Reinke)
Sen. Robert Dole, R-Kan., chairman of the senate Finance Committee, holds papers just before opening a session of House-Senate tax conferees on Capitol Hill. The group began a long night's work by agreeing to a cut in the deduction for medical expenses and to elimination of the flat $150 write off for health insurances premiums. Dole chairs the conferees.(AP photo/John Duricka)
Senate Majority Leader Howard Baker of Tennessee, left and Sen. Bob Dole, R-Kan., the chairman of the Senate finance Committee, face reporters outside the White House in Washington, Thursday, May 7, 1982. Both senators stood with President Reagan during a question and answer session with reporters, where he challenged Senate Democrats to back an alternative budget shaped by Republicans. (AP Photo/Scott Applewhite)
Senator Bob Dole, R-Kansas, pays his respects to the late boxer Joe Louis Tuesday, April 21, 1981 in Washington DC. Louis will be buried later Tuesday at Arlington National Cemetery. (AP Photo/Jeff Taylor)
Senator Bob Dole of Kansas was flanked by his daughter, Robin, left, and wife Elizabeth, right, at a press conference in Topeka, November 5, 1980. Dole defeated democrat John Simpson to earn his third term in the Senate.
The newly elected Senate Majority Leader Dole of Kansas is kissed by his wife, Transportation Secretary Elizabeth Dole, right, and his daughter, Robin on Wednesday, Nov. 28, 1984 on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Republican members of the Senate voted Dole as their leader earlier on Wednesday by a final vote of 28-25. (AP Photo/Ira Schwarz)
Sen. Bob Dole, R-Kan., and his wife, Transportation Secretary Elizabeth Dole acknowledge the cheers of the Republican National Convention in Dallas on August 22, 1984. The Doles addressed the convention separately.
Sen. Bob Dole, R-Kan., the newly elected Senate Majority leader, poses with his wife, Transportation Secretary Elizabeth Dole, left, and his daughter, Robin, Wednesday, November 29, 1984 on Capitol Hill. Mrs. Dole holds a dog named "Leader," which she presented to her husband. (AP Photo/Ira Schwarz)
About half of the population of Russell, Kansas, gathered to hear Sen. Robert Dole formally announces to seek the 1980 Republican presidential nomination on Monday, May 14, 1979 in Russell, Kansas. (AP Photo/ John Filo)
In January 1978, Dole returned to Russell for the dedication of a monument marking the site where the Ford-Dole team launched its campaign. From left are Nanch Lane, Bina Dole, the senator and Elizabeth Dole.
A crowd gathered to see President Ford, Elizabeth Dole and Sen. Dole in Russell, Kan. This was shortly after Ford picked Dole as his running mate at the Kansas City GOP convention in 1976. Dole became emotional when he recalled how Russell people collected $1,800 in 1947 to pay his hospital bills to repair his injured arm.
Robert Dole, Republican Vice-Presidential candidate, holds a three-year-old Macon Telegraph on October 23, 1976, which says Jimmy Carter did raise taxes while governor of Georgia. Dole says Jimmy Carter has been misleading the people by saying just the opposite. (AP Photo/St. Pete Times)
Senator Robert Dole, top right, Republican Vice Presidential nominee, and Senator Walter Mondale, Democratic nominee for the Vice President spot, are shown during their debate in Houston, Texas, October 15, 1976. (AP Photo)
Sen. Bob Dole and his wife Elizabeth toured the Dallas Society for Crippled Children on Friday, Sept. 10, 1976 in Dallas during a campaign trip. Sen. Dole, the GOP vice presidential candidate, talks with Arthur Weaver, 2 ? and occupational therapist Dee Saldana. (AP Photo/Ferd Kaufman)
Kansas Sen. Robert Dole, center, waves to about half the population of Russell, Kansas who were gathered to hear Sen. Dole makes his formal announcement to seek the 1980 Republican presidential nomination on Monday, May 14, 1979. At bottom left is Sen. Dole's mother Bina. At bottom right is his wife Elizabeth. (AP Photo/John Filo)
Kansas Sen. Robert Dole, right, and Sen. Dole's daughter, Robin, left, give a kiss to Sen. Dole's 76-year-old mother Bina, center, on Mothers Day in Russell, Kansas on May 13, 1979. Sen. Dole is expected to formally announce his candidacy for the presidency in Russell on Monday as the town of Russell celebrates Robert Dole Day. (AP Photo/John Filo)
Sen. Bob Dole, the Republican vice-Presidential Candidate, attends a cabinet meeting at the White House, Wednesday, Sept. 8, 1976 in Washington. At the same time, Claude Wild Jr. Gulf Oil Corp's former Chief lobbyist released a statement repudiating his claim that he had given $2,000 in 1970 to Dole. Dole accepted the apology, calling the matter "an unfortunate incident." (AP Photo)
Republican Vice Presidential nominee Sen. Robert Dole and his wife, Elizabeth, go for a carnival ride as they visited the Maryland State Fair in Timonium on Monday, August 31, 1976. (AP Photo/Charles Harrity)
Republicans Vice Presidential nominee Sen. Robert Dole and his wife, Elizabeth, wave to well-wishers open their arrival at nearby Dulles International Airport, Washington on Friday, August 21, 1976. Dole and his wife returned to Washington from Kansas City at the conclusion of the Republican National Convention. (AP Photo/ Jeff Taylor)
Republican vice-Presidential Candidate Sen. Robert Dole has a note-book handy as his watch the Presidential debate on television, Wednesday, Oct. 7, 1976 in Washington. President Ford and Democratic challenger Jimmy Carter met each other face to face in San Francisco for the second of three scheduled debates. (AP Photo)
Vice Presidents candidate Sen. Robert Dole holds on to his wife as she pours on the champagne over their new campaign plane Tuesday, August 31, 1976 at Washington's National Airport. The ceremonies took place before the Doles departed for Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo)
Talk show host David Letterman, right, makes a funny face as he interviews Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole during taping of the Late Show With David Letterman, Friday, Feb. 3, 1995 in New York. On the show, Dole made the informal announcement that he will seek the Republican nomination for President in 1996. (AP Photo/Alan Singer)
House Speaker-in-waiting Newt Gingrich of Ga., left, and incoming Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole of Kansas meet reporters on Capitol Hill Friday Dec. 2, 1994 that Capitol Hill is under new management. Both men will lead their Congressional bodies when the 104th Congress starts in January. (AP Photo/John Duricka)