Former presidential candidate Bob Dole admitted to Walter Reed hospital: report

Former Kansas senator and GOP presidential candidate Bob Dole has been admitted to Walter Reed hospital as a precautionary measure, reports Fox News. According to the report, Dole, who turned 94 in July, was admitted to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., due to low blood ...
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