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Madeleine Albright, first female secretary of state, dies of cancer

WASHINGTON (AP) – Madeleine Albright, the first female U.S. secretary of state, has died of cancer, her family said Wednesday. She was 85. President Bill Clinton chose Albright as America‚Äôs top diplomat in 1996, and she served in that capacity for the last four years of the Clinton administration. At the time, she was the highest-ranking woman in the history…

Former Senator and Republican Presidential Candidate Bob Dole Dies at 98

North Dakota U.S. Sen. Kevin Cramer Pays Tribute to Dole

Sen. Bob Dole & Kevin Cramer (Undated photo)WASHINGTON (AP) – Americans are remembering Bob Dole, a man who defied the odds in war, only to fall short of his ultimate goal in politics. Dole died Sunday. He was 98. After paralyzing wounds in World War II, Dole willed himself to walk again, and ran for Congress with a right arm…