Former Senator Bob Dole died at 98

Bob Dole

FILE – In this July 18, 2016 file photo, political icon and 1996 Republican presidential nominee Sen. Bob Dole is seen at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. Dole says he has been diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer. The 97-year-old former U.S. Senate majority leader said Thursday in a short statement that he would begin treatment for the disease Monday. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

(WKRG) — The Elizabeth Dole Foundation announced on Twitter Sunday morning, former Senator Bob Dole died in his sleep at the age of 98.

Dole leaves behind his wife Elizabeth and his one child Robin.

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