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July 28, 2008 2:00 PM

Key GOP senator won't attend party's convention

U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Dole of North Carolina, a former presidential candidate herself and the wife of one-time GOP standard bearer Bob Dole, won't be attending the Republican national convention this year. Her spokeswoman, Katie Hallaway, cautioned against reading too much into the decision. Dole had a starring role at the last GOP gathering.

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