Or, in the case of bob dole, they retired to a sort of a bipartisan eminence and were mostly forgotten.
His margin of 16.5 points over Ron Paul is bigger than George H.W. Bush's over bob dole in 1988.
In 1996, Bill Clinton had tied Republican presidential candidate bob dole to Gingrich.
He worked with Republican bob dole on school lunch and feeding programs around the world, establishing a legacy that will endure.
And was George W. Bush really more conservative than bob dole?
In 1992, Asian-Americans favored George H. W. Bush over Bill Clinton, and four years later they went for bob dole.
He spent about $70 million of his own money to win two primaries—Arizona and Delaware—before dropping out and endorsing bob dole.
It was the year President Bill Clinton won reelection against bob dole.
But crusty old bob dole was surely not considered more likeable than Bill Clinton in 1996.
In 1996, bob dole tapped a pro-choice congresswoman, Susan Molinari, to give the keynote address.
Old English dal "state of being divided; sharing, giving out," shortened from gedal "portion," related to dæl "deal," from Proto-Germanic *dailiz (cf. Old Frisian and Old Saxon del, Middle Dutch deil, Dutch deel, Old High German teil, German Teil). On the dole is 1920s.
"hand out charity," mid-15c., from dole (n.).