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Al Gore

  1. vision 2020
    In a Contested Election, This Time Democrats Won’t Be Drowned OutIn 2000, Republicans intimidated their way to a stolen election. If Trump tries that again, he may face peaceful mass demonstrations.
  2. past is prologue
    The Last Time a Contested Election Tore the Country ApartThe 1876 presidential election and the compromise that settled it offer some key lessons as the possibility of a contested 2020 election result looms.
  3. democratic national convention
    Bill Clinton’s Long Run As Democratic Convention MVP Is OverFor the first time in decades, Bill Clinton, subject of personal and ideological controversy, wasn’t featured prominently at the DNC.
  4. vision 2020
    No, Utopian Centrism Will Not Save Us From the CoronavirusNew York Times columnist Thomas Friedman thinks America craves token bipartisanship and ideological incoherence. That ain’t right.
  5. vision 2020
    Obama Was Supposed to End the Baby-Boom’s Political Run. What Happened?We could well wind up in 2021 with the first president from the pre-boomer Silent Generation.
  6. rip
    Ross Perot Will Remain a Legend Among Foes of PartisanshipThe business executive, who died today at 89, ran fascinating presidential campaigns in ’92 and ’96, but they were very much a product of the time.
  7. vision 2020
    Democrats Are Reviving an Old Populist TraditionBold proposals from 2020 candidates aimed at reforming how government works could change Democrats’ reputation as the party of government itself.
  8. impeachment
    Did Impeachment Plans Damage Republicans in 1998?Sifting the evidence both ways provides no clear answer to the question – or clear guidance to Democrats today who don’t want to squander a 2020 win.
  9. interesting times
    Andrew Sullivan: Welcome to Act III of the Trump TragedyThreatening the unnecessary use of emergency powers to accomplish a trivial political goal marks a new phase in America’s anti-democratic spiral.
  10. life after warming
    Why Al Gore Thinks There’s Still Hope for the PlanetThe environmentalist and former vice-president talks about wildfires, Donald Trump, and why he still has hope that we can preserve a livable planet.
  11. what's past is prologue
    When Senate and House Elections Go in Different DirectionsDemocrats making House gains and Republicans Senate gains is not unprecedented, but with ticket-splitting declining, it may not happen again soon.
  12. Actually, Pence’s Toadying Is His Best Shot at Becoming PresidentJournalist Matt Bai tries to make the case that Pence has no future in presidential politics. That’s likely wrong.
  13. Here’s a 2020 Biden Strategy: Stay Home, Joe!Joe Biden’s mulling a lot of unusual strategies for 2020. He might just want to stay home and hope for a draft.
  14. Al Gore: ‘We Are in the Early Stages of a Sustainability Revolution’“Things take longer to happen than you think they will, and then they happen much faster than you thought they could.”
  15. last night on late night
    Stephen Colbert and Al Gore Share Their Climate-Change Pickup LinesYou’ll redouble your efforts to help the environment, because, man, we cannot go out with pickup lines this bad.
  16. Mark Penn Mischaracterizes the 1996 Clinton-Gore CampaignAn op-ed co-authored by Clinton strategist Mark Penn tells Democrats to emulate a 1996 strategy the actual candidates did not pursue.
  17. Al Franken Warns About Potential Perils of President PenceHe opined that the “zealot” Pence might be worse on domestic policy than Trump. It’s a sign the idea of impeachment is becoming real.
  18. dance like everybody's watching
    Here Is a Nice Mental Image: Al Gore Quietly Dancing the Night Away at CannesThe former vice-president reportedly cut loose at the film festival.
  19. cannes 2017
    Al Gore Will Dance to Prince If He Wants ToAl Gore, Brett Ratner, and Mary J. Blige all stole the show at Vanity Fair’s Cannes party.
  20. sundance 2017
    Al Gore’s Dire An Inconvenient Truth SequelAl Gore ain’t afraid of no Trump.
  21. overdue sequels
    An Inconvenient Truth Sequel Set for Sundance 2017Quiet, says Al Gore. A whale is still in trouble.
  22. Donald Trump and Al Gore Had a Climate-Change Chat TodayYou know, that issue he called a Chinese hoax.
  23. early and often
    Al Gore Says the Time Has Come to Kill the Electoral College“It’s pathetic how our system is not working today.”
  24. the national interest
    Donald Trump Is Not Like Al GoreA deconstruction of the latest Republican rationalization.
  25. the national interest
    The Rigged 2000 Florida Recount and the Path to Donald TrumpWe’ve forgotten what true rigging looks like.
  26. Al Gore to Do Some Millennial-Whispering for Hillary ClintonIn the latest episode of a complicated political relationship, the former veep will try to convince a new generation of voters to stick with Dems.
  27. Early and Often
    Gore May Campaign for Clinton, Warn About Voting Third-PartyHe said he knows “from personal experience that every vote counts.”
  28. left behind
    America Is Once Again Becoming the World’s Liberal BeaconEurope and Israel are headed in a different direction.
  29. vegans
    Al Gore Is Vegan NowR.I.P., Al Gore Fat Jokes.
  30. the national interest
    Scariest Byline EverI’ll be right back.
  31. cable news news
    Al Gore Sued Over Current TV Sale Flip-FlopAccording to the suit, he didn’t want to sell to Qatar’s Al Jazeera at first.
  32. Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert Both Interviewed Important People Last […] Comedy Central’s fake news duo each had a big important guest last night. Jon Stewart interviewed Al Gore, while Stephen Colbert talked to […]
  33. video
    The Many Cameos of Politicians in TV and MoviesPlus a few first ladies!
  34. cable news news
    Jon Stewart Slams Fox News’s Hypocrisy Over Gore’s Al Jazeera DealGuess what Al Gore and Rupert Murdoch have in common.
  35. master debaters
    John Kerry Seriously Thinks It Was the Altitude Definitely wasn’t Obama’s debate prep, that’s for sure.
  36. master debaters
    President Obama Doomed by Denver’s Altitude, Al Gore SuggestsThis seems like a stretch.
  37. campaign cosmetics
    Mitt’s Bronze: Political Makeup Artists on the Perils of Their CraftThose responsible for Condi’s lipstick teeth and Obama’s powder weigh in.
  38. cable news news
    Al Gore to Play Keith Olbermann on Current TVThe former vice-president is anchoring convention coverage on his own network.
  39. the goreacle
    Al Gore Dating a ‘Horsewoman’Interspecies love?
  40. technology
    Al Gore to Finally Receive Proper Credit for Inventing the Internet He’ll be inducted into the Internet Hall of Fame. 
  41. media
    Current TV Could Have Issues, Olbermann Trash Talk AsideCould the channel get dropped by Time Warner?
  42. the national interest
    Carbon Emissions Are Rising, So Let’s Ignore Al Gore!We can’t be completely certain about the theory of gravity, either.
  43. the goreacle
    Al Gore Says President Obama Has ‘Failed’We took that out of context, as Gore expected us to.
  44. cable news news
    First Ad for Keith Olbermann’s New Show Reminds You of Everything You Hate About Keith OlbermannAlso, he’s just hired Matt Taibbi!
  45. stuck in the mittle
    Al Gore Praises Mitt Romney’s Somewhat Enlightened Position on Climate ChangeAl Gore is one mean bastard.
  46. last night on late night
    Last Night on Late Night: According to Bradley Cooper, Robert De Niro Texts Like a High School BroPlus, Maya Rudolph is annoyed with the reception of ‘Bridesmaids’ as a women’s triumph and not simply as a successful comedy.
  47. vulture bytes
    Vulture Bytes: Obsolete-Media Furniture and a Pinocchio StylusA chair made out of cassettes, Chap Stick for your iPhone, and a hands-free stylus you won’t want to wear in public.
  48. books
    Jon Meacham’s First Book Deal As VP of Random House: Al Gore’s Future ManifestoWill this be his third best seller?
  49. Celebrity Settings
    Democratic Convention: Bill Clinton at La Petite Maison; Al Gore atPlus: Jennifer Love Hewitt grabs a slice at John’s Pizzeria, Kirsten Dunst dines with a group at Vinegar Hill House, and more, in our weekly roundup of celebrity dining.
  50. aolington post
    The AOLington Post: Yet Another Liberal Media Dream DeferredThe dream of an avowedly liberal media powerhouse to rival Fox News remains as alive — and as unfulfilled — as ever.
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