Dole planning second round of Kansas visits in May

Bob Dole (KSN File Photo)

TOPEKA, Kansas (AP) – Former U.S. Senate Majority Leader and presidential candidate Bob Dole is planning to return to Kansas for a second tour of his home state in May.

The 90-year-old Dole announced Thursday that he will visit 16 communities over four days, starting May 12.

The former Kansas senator and 1996 Republican presidential nominee already scheduled events next week in 10 communities in northeast Kansas, starting with one Monday in Overland Park.

His second tour will begin May 12 with stops in Seneca, Marysville, Washington, Clay Center, Westmoreland and Manhattan.

Dole said he’ll visit Junction City, Abilene, Salina, McPherson and Newton on May 13 and Wichita, El Dorado and Emporia on May 14.

He plans to end the tour May 15 with events in Topeka and the Kansas City area.

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