Johnson County welcomes Bob Dole as he tours the state

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OLATHE, Kan. -- Many turned out Monday in Overland Park and Olathe to see the former U.S. Senator from Kansas, Bob Dole.

Dole spent time shaking hands of longtime friends and posing for pictures during a stop at Overland Park's Republican Party headquarters.

He'll continue touring the state through Wednesday.

"I want to come home and thank you people, who elected me to the Senate for five terms," he said.

Dole is 90-years old. He represented the state of Kansas in Congress for 35 years before retiring in 1996 to run for President.

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