WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 3:  US Senate Majority Leader Robert Dole gives a thumbs up during a mobilization event organized by the Coalition to Save Medicare in Washington, DC 03 August. Dole, who is a candidate in the 1996 presidential race, discussed methods for keeping Medicare from going bankrupt.   AFP PHOTO  (Photo credit should read J. DAVID AKE/AFP/Getty Images)
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