Gore Rules Out Presidential Run

By Kevin Spak,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 17, 2007 10:08 AM CDT

(Newser) – Nobel or not, Al Gore still isn’t running for president. “I’m involved in a different kind of campaign," Gore told Norwegian TV in an interview broadcast today. "It’s a global campaign to change the way people think about the climate crisis.” Many hoped the award would push Gore to run, but a poll yesterday showed Americans against it 54% to 47%, about the same as a poll last spring.

Though Gore has repeatedly denied presidential ambitions, he did skirt the issue in his first post-Nobel appearance Friday, saying he wanted to “get back to business” on “a planetary emergency.” But today the ex-veep emphasized the Nobel's importance in helping him deliver his climate crisis message, rather than furthering any political ambitions. (Read more Al Gore stories.)

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