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Arnold Gore, Jr., (born March 31, 1948) is an American
politician, teacher, businessman, and environmentalist
who served as the 45th Vice President of the United
States in the Clinton administration from 1993 to
2001. Previously, he had served as a Representative
and Senator from Tennessee.
was the Democratic nominee for president in the 2000
Presidential election. Gore won a plurality of the
popular vote, with over half a million more votes
than the Republican candidate George W. Bush, but
was defeated in the Electoral College by a vote of
271 to 266.
currently is president of the American television
channel Current, chairman of Generation Investment
Management, a director on the board of Apple Computer,
and an unofficial adviser to Google's senior management.
He lectures widely on the topic of global warming,
which he calls "the climate crisis". Gore
appeared on the MTV Video Music Awards on August 31,
2006 speaking about global warming.
speculation about a possible Presidential run in 2008
continues, he has been quoted as recently as June
4, 2006, as saying, "I have no plans to run for
President again,"but hasnt ruled out a
future in politics.
popularity has seen a dramatic increase among grassroots
Democrats, with Gore getting 68% of support among
potential 2008 Democratic presidential candidates
on a May 2006 DailyKos poll, and on July 13, 2006,
an AlterNet poll had 35% of respondents selecting
Gore as their preferred Democratic candidate in 2008.
In addition, a Gallup poll released in August 2006
showed that nearly half of Americans view Gore favorably
(48 percent to 45 percent). (Credit: Wikipedia)
website for "An Inconvenient Truth"
and the environment
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Man Australia does not represent Al Gore in any capacity