Bill Clinton to receive 2015 Dole Leadership Prize

Former U.S. President Bill Clinton (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) – Former President Bill Clinton is scheduled to receive the 2015 Dole Leadership Prize at the University of Kansas.

The Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics said Wednesday that Bill Clinton will receive the prize at the university on Nov. 23.

Dole, a former senator from Kansas, said in a statement that he speaks with Bill Clinton “now and then,” and that he and the former president have become friends. Clinton served as president from 1993 to 2001.

Previous winners of the The Dole Leadership Prize, which is awarded each year, include Nelson Mandela, former New York mayor Rudolph Giuliani and former President George H.W. Bush.

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