" Additional speeches were also interrupted by the protesters.
, Gore met Mary Elizabeth "Tipper" Aitcheson at his St. Albans senior prom in 1965. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum became prime minister and vice president of the United Arab Emirates in 2006 and is responsible for Dubai's transformation into a lavish business destination.  Gore strongly disagreed with the Court's decision, but in his concession speech stated that, "for the sake of our unity as a people and the strength of our democracy, I offer my concession.
The recent years have been difficult for Warnecke. Michael Dukakis. "When I became a man I put away childish things," he said. In response to Wolf Blitzer's question: "Why should Democrats, looking at the Democratic nomination process, support you instead of Bill Bradley", Gore responded: I'll be offering my vision when my campaign begins. These statements cast Gore in a negative light, leading voters away from Gore who received only 10% of the vote in the New York Primary. , On election night, news networks first called Florida for Gore, later retracted the projection, and then called Florida for Bush, before finally retracting that projection as well.  A few years later, Gore also founded The Alliance for Climate Protection, an organization which eventually founded the We Campaign.  Ten years later, Gore again protested when Ibrahim was arrested a second time, a decision condemned by Malaysian foreign minister Datuk Seri Dr Rais Yatim. ", Gore's An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power, a sequel to his 2006 film, An Inconvenient Truth, premiered at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. https://www.biography.com/political-figure/al-gore.
 The bill was defeated in part due to intense lobbying of Congress by the Reagan-Bush White House and a veto threat from President Reagan.  After An Inconvenient Truth won the Academy Award for Best Documentary, speculation increased about a possible presidential run.  In 1991, Gore was one of ten Democrats who supported the Gulf War.. Warnecke didn't like the idea of stonewalling; he thought it would only encourage more digging by the press. Supreme Court nominee Douglas Ginsburg withdrew his name from consideration after acknowledging that he'd smoked marijuana as a Harvard Law School professor. A charming man with an infectious laugh, the younger Warnecke was also plagued by drug and alcohol problems that would soon wreck his first marriage. He went to war, literally, for the senator's career, which had become imperiled by Albert's opposition to American involvement in Vietnam. This speculation was enhanced by a meeting held between Obama, Gore, and Joe Biden in Chicago on December 9, 2008. This 7–2 vote ruled that the standards the Florida Supreme Court provided for a recount were unconstitutional due to violations of the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment, and further ruled 5–4 that no constitutionally valid recount could be completed by the December 12 deadline.  In his junior and senior years, he became more involved with his studies, earning As and Bs. Gore resented the emerging age of scandal. But it will emerge from my dialogue with the American people.  The results of the decision led to Gore winning the popular vote by approximately 500,000 votes nationwide, but receiving 266 electoral votes to Bush's 271 (one District of Columbia elector abstained). We strive for accuracy and fairness. He was involved in a number of projects including NetDay'96 and 24 Hours in Cyberspace. However, his image suffered when he was investigated by the Justice Department for his fundraising activities.
He later said he went there in order to explore "spiritual issues", and that "he had hoped to make sense of the social injustices that seemed to challenge his religious beliefs. But the Gores were dealing with forces larger than the debate over Vietnam.  He also helped to organize the Live Earth benefit concerts. " The phrase "no controlling legal authority" was criticized by columnist Charles Krauthammer, who stated: "Whatever other legacies Al Gore leaves behind between now and retirement, he forever bequeaths this newest weasel word to the lexicon of American political corruption. , President Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka reported that she intended to make climate change one of her signature issues while her father served as President of the United States. "Al was upset and disgusted by Vietnam and what it was doing to America." Upon announcing in January 2013 that Current TV was being sold to Al-Jazeera, Gore described the two entities as sharing a common mission "to give voice to those who are not typically heard; to speak truth to power; to provide independent and diverse points of view; and to tell the stories that no one else is telling." He was born not merely to take his place in this world, they told him, but to lead it. In 2004, Gore and former Goldman Sachs Asset Management CEO David Blood co-founded the sustainability-focused Generation Investment Management firm. Gore stated: "They even claim that those of us who disagree with their point of view are waging war against people of faith. , Gore was in college during the era of anti-Vietnam War protests. ", Although his parents wanted him to go to law school, Gore first attended Vanderbilt University Divinity School (1971–72) on a Rockefeller Foundation scholarship for people planning secular careers. The issue was no longer whether to acknowledge smoking dope, only the substance and mechanics of the admission. He says he'll vote for Gore, but is offended by the hypocrisy of boomer politicians who did drugs when they were young and now preside over a legal system where drug offenders often serve longer sentences than rapists.  He was the captain of the football team, threw discus for the track and field team, and participated in basketball, art, and government. , People were speculating that Gore would be a candidate for the 2004 presidential election (a bumper sticker, "Re-elect Gore in 2004!" His father later became a U.S. senator (1953-71) and was considered a possible vice presidential nominee in 1956 and 1960. " Gore next placed great hope on Super Tuesday where they split the Southern vote: Jackson winning Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi and Virginia; Gore winning Arkansas, North Carolina, Kentucky, Nevada, Tennessee, and Oklahoma. Gore was also the subject of the Academy Award-winning (2007) documentary An Inconvenient Truth in 2006. Gore said he would try. "And now this -------- undertakes on his own to undo it all," Kennedy fumed.  Gore defeated Republican senatorial nominee Victor Ashe, subsequently the mayor of Knoxville, and the Republican-turned-Independent, Ed McAteer, founder of the Christian right Religious Roundtable organization that had worked to elect Reagan as president in 1980. 98), which declared opposition to any greenhouse gas treaty which would limit US emissions without similar limits on third-world countries such as China. Gore won the popular vote, but after a controversial election dispute over a Florida recount (settled by the U.S. Supreme Court, which ruled 5–4 in favor of Bush), he lost the election to Republican opponent George W. Bush in the Electoral College.
Gore never mentioned the program's most notorious alumnus, Willie Horton, nor the fact that he was black. Abuses Were Wrong, Gore Tells Saudis", "Current TV video: Gay men and women should have the same rights", "Gore at NOLA: – People For Change Forums", "Oaklander leads effort to draft Gore in '04", "Al Gore, Rock Star: Oscar Hopeful May Be America's Coolest Ex-Vice President Ever", "Will Al's Oscar Bounce Put Him in the Race?  Soon after the convention, Gore hit the campaign trail with running mate Joe Lieberman.
During his tenure, Gore worked to cut back on government bureaucracy. The truth shall rise again!". He thought that it was silly and juvenile to use a private university as a venue to vent anger at the war.  He was criticized for this endorsement by eight Democratic contenders particularly since he did not endorse his former running mate Joe Lieberman (Gore preferred Dean over Lieberman because Lieberman supported the Iraq War and Gore did not). ", This page was last edited on 25 October 2020, at 19:20. His father, a vocal anti–Vietnam War critic, was facing a reelection in 1970. , Data in An Inconvenient Truth have been questioned. During this challenging time, a commitment to our children’s education can and should remain a central priority. Gore attended Harvard, where he roomed with future actor Tommy Lee Jones.
In a September 23 speech that he gave before the Commonwealth Club of California, Gore criticized Bush and Congress for the rush to war prior to the outbreak of hostilities in Iraq. He could also be reflective about his lot as heir apparent in a political family.  Actor Tommy Lee Jones, a former college housemate, recalled Gore saying that "if he found a fancy way of not going, someone else would have to go in his place".
For the past forty years, Gore has endeavored to elevate global awareness of environmental sustainability issues. As they talked into the early morning, Albert Gore grew angrier at his son.  In 1981, Gore was quoted as saying with regard to homosexuality, "I think it is wrong", and "I don't pretend to understand it, but it is not just another normal optional life style."
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