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Gore's Pre-Wilderness Handshake

It was a speedy meeting, fraught with symbolism. After greeting each other with cordial smiles and vigorous handshakes, Vice President Al Gore and...

Gore One Step From the Brink

Al Gore is one ruling from the precipice. No, the U.S. Supreme Court didn't exactly rule against him Monday, but it didn't give him much to crow about. And...

Al Gore, Self-Made Statesman

At 9 p.m. ET on Day 36, Al Gore is going to try to live up to our rosiest expectations of him, and bow out like a good politician, not a good lawyer. The...

So, How Does 'President Gore' Sound?

Let's look ahead. Will the American public accept a president elected by a recount? A recount demanded by a divided state supreme court? A president elected...

Gore Keeps It Simple — and Fast

"Thank you for taking the time to listen tonight." That was how Al Gore began Monday night, making his five-minute case to the nation of the virtues fighting...

Gore's Got a Brand-New Deal

Al Gore is done begging, and back to bargaining. The afternoon after making his big-picture plea for patience to the American people, Gore came out for...

Sauls Mauls Gore; Now on to Florida Supremes

Less than 72 hours after it officially began, phase one of Al Gore's contest to the Florida election results was over. And the news was very bad indeed for the...

Gore's Lawyers Vow to Fight On

With the nation's turkeys browning in the oven, the Florida Supreme Court took a holiday from activism and took Miami-Dade off the table. "The court has...

And The Winner Is...Al Gore!

No, not the election, but a contest quite possibly as exciting and filled with suspense. For the past 19 weeks, we've been tracking the pledges offered by the...

It May Have Tipped Gore's Way

Now it's Al Gore who has the law — and time — on his side. The vice-president's scheduled 4 p.m. press conference Friday wasn't going to be a happy one. He...

Bad News for Gore From the Black Caucus

Though Al Gore's campaign is crackling along in the general population, there are problems in some surprising places. Among African Americans, who traditionally...

For Bush and Gore, It's the Last-Chance Corral

As George W. Bush and Al Gore run through their final dress rehearsals for their final debate — perched on the edge of high stools, microphones pinned to their...

To Gore, He's Darth Nader — and Dangerous

Ralph Nader meets the litmus test for a true gadfly candidate: He doesn't give a crap if he spoils the election for one of the main combatants. With two weeks to...

How Real Is Al Gore's Tinseltown Tantrum?

You've got to hand it to Joe Lieberman: After less than two months on the Democratic ticket, he's managed to convince Al Gore to take a stand on Hollywood...

The Great Debates of Al Gore

In the last twelve and a half years, Al Gore has debated 35 times as vice president and presidential contender. He's debated in groups, debated one-on-one,...

Gore Finds the Kids Are Alright

Al Gore's underwear remains a secret after his stint on MTV's (and TIME's) "Choose or Lose" 2000 Forum, in which an assemblage of 150 college-agers in Ann Arbor,...