publication date: Sunday, July 5, 2015 (part of Summer 2015)

category: Government

clue: This Kansan senator ran for national office but was defeated, first by Walter Mondale and later by Bill Clinton.

explanation: Dole ran for vice president alongside Gerald Ford in 1976, but lost to Jimmy Carter and his running mate Walter Mondale. He later ran for president in 1996 but was defeated by Bill Clinton. more…

difficulty: easy

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Samir Mehta, Chris Lemler, Justin Woods, Matthew Preston, Richard Slominsky, Joanna Woods, Mike Rothstein, Mike Eberhart, and Stan Iwanchuk


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