December 3, 1999 |
As Bill Bradley and Al Gore kept up their firefight Thursday over the best approach to expanding health care coverage, Bradley showed some uncharacteristic heat that may have won him a few converts among African American Democratic politicians. Shedding his usual laconic reserve, a tight-voiced Bradley stoked emotion in an audience of 300 black state legislators by telling them that the racial divide separating Americans remains a critical challenge facing the next president.
November 11, 1993 |
Ross Perot vs. Vice President Al Gore: The not-so-great, great debate in NAFTA-fying detail. Early public-opinion polls favored Gore, and so did much of the post-debate analysis, a fact likely to bring new claims from Perot that the major media are conspiring to undermine him, and by extension the interests of the entire nation.
November 12, 2001 |
If the U.S. Supreme Court had allowed Florida's courts to finish their abortive recount of last year's deadlocked presidential election, President Bush probably still would have won by several hundred votes, a comprehensive study of the uncounted ballots has found.
December 16, 1999 |
Vice President Al Gore's physicians declared him to be in "outstanding overall health" Wednesday, but Gore's medical records also revealed that he has "mildly elevated" cholesterol levels and a list of mostly sports-related aches and pains. Gore's medical records, released by his office here, also show that the vice president had a common form of skin cancer removed from his forehead in 1997.
August 7, 2000 |
Vice President Al Gore neared a decision on his running mate Sunday as he held a closed-door meeting with his closest advisors to discuss the matter. Gore convened the high-level session in a hotel suite immediately upon arriving here late Sunday afternoon following a flight from Long Island, N.Y.
June 3, 2000 |
Al Gore on Friday proposed a new system to encourage absent fathers to make child support payments to welfare mothers, releasing the latest installment of what he calls his "family agenda." Gore's plan would set up "personal responsibility" escrow accounts to hold most child support money from up to 2 million parents who make such payments, mostly fathers. Parents with child custody could collect the money only after they leave welfare.
September 10, 1996 |
It was on a steamy airport tarmac in Savannah, Ga., that Vice President Al Gore displayed two faces of his quest to reelect President Clinton. "Sen. Bob Dole is a good and decent man," Gore said politely of the Republican nominee for president. But in a moment he was bashing the "Dole-Gingrich Congress," charging Republicans with a scary-sounding litany of planned offenses and revving up the sweaty crowd with the climactic vow: "But we won't let them!" At a campaign forum in Lancaster, Pa.
December 10, 1996 |
On a rainy Saturday evening in South Florida last December, Vice President Al Gore dropped by the Spanish-style residence of a Democratic lawyer for a dinner reception with about 60 affluent guests. If ever there was a time when visitors needed to wear name tags, this was it. Indeed, as Gore pumped hands and posed for photos by the pool, here's how some of the tags might have read: Mr. Jorge "Gordito" Cabrera, drug trafficker. Dr. Joseph Douze, fugitive. Dr. Claude Douze, loan deadbeat. Mr.
January 30, 2000 |
His record on abortion rights under continuous assault, Vice President Al Gore acknowledged Saturday that he has changed his views on the polarizing subject since the 1980s, when he described abortion as "arguably the taking of a human life" and favored limits on federal payments to cover the costs of abortions for poor women.
February 5, 1994 |
Vice President Al Gore and several Cabinet members Friday announced an initiative to fight violent crime in public housing and to curb corruption in administering federally assisted low-income housing projects. Gore said the program, called Operation Safe Home, displayed "absolutely extraordinary, I believe unprecedented" cooperation among agencies whose relations, particularly in law enforcement, frequently are marked by friction and mistrust. Henry G.