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the Great Depression, but it failed to transition farmers off subsidies as intended. His stint at the head of the prestigious Senate Intelligence Committee during the Iraq war was marred by vicious partisan sniping. He succeeded in securing a state of the art research facility for his alma mater, Kansas State University, in 2008, only to vote down $400 million in federal funding for the project six years later. By comparison, former Kansas Sen.
Bob Dole sponsored 2,456 bills during his 35 years in Congress, 57 of which became law. Another longtime Kansas lawmaker, Republican Nancy Kassebaum, sponsored 341 bills in her 17 years in the Senate. Nineteen became law. "Even if Roberts had a grand legacy to point to, I don't think that it's valued in the same way that it was maybe a decade ago," said Nathan Gonzales, deputy editor of The Rothenberg Political Report. "Voters hold Congress in such low regard that when you talk about the things you've done in Congress, I don't think people value it as much.
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