The Making Of A Comeback

The painful 2000 election behind him, AL GORE warns that Bush is leading America into deep trouble. Is that a message that will win the White House in 2004?

Al Gore had spent nearly every election night since 1976 waiting anxiously in a hotel suite for his moment to take the stage of a hot, crowded ballroom, where the music was inevitably too loud and the lines at the bar too long. So it must have felt strange, and maybe even a little liberating, to set up a television in the study of his new home on the edge of Nashville and watch the returns come in the way the rest of us do. Gore and his wife Tipper had campaigned or raised money for more than 50 Democrats, candidates...

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