10 Questions for Bob Dole

Retired Senate majority leader Robert Dole ran for vice president in 1976 and for President in 1980, 1988 and 1996. He came up short each time but collected a lot of punch lines along the way. Watching this year's race from the sidelines, he talked with TIME's Michael Duffy about the Democratic field, his latest activities and a famous former neighbor.

THE CANDIDATES ARE MOVING ON TO NEW HAMPSHIRE. WHAT'S THE SECRET TO THE PLACE?

I don't know--I lost twice. I shouldn't have gone there either time. I met a lot of nice people. I just never met enough nice...

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