When Mitt Romney was running for president, a lot of time was focused on his wealth. That wasn’t the case when Al Gore ran for president in 2000. But with his sale of Current TV, Mr. Gore will have a net worth that exceeds Mr. Romney’s.
Vice President Al Gore (right), the Democratic presidential candidate, stands with his running mate, Sen. Joseph I. Lieberman, as he makes a statement from his home in Washington on Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2000, regarding the Florida recount controversy. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Democrat Al Gore’s attempt at intimidating George W. Bush backfired in 2000 when he invaded the Republican candidate’s space during a town-hall-style forum and got only a nonchalant nod. (Associated Press)
Al Gore will anchor the Current TV coverage of Wednesday’s presidential debate with (from left) Jennifer Granholm, Eliot Spitzer and Cenk Uygur. The former vice president, however, appears to be none too happy with either candidate.
Politicians-turned-pundits Jennifer Granholm and Al Gore are paired on "The War Room with Jennifer Granholm" on Current TV. Mr. Gore, chairman of the network, said he has no desire for a regular on-camera job. He provided commentary for Current's coverage of the Iowa and New Hampshire contests. (Associated Press)
In this Nov. 11, 2009, file photo, former Vice President Al Gore speaks during the Greenbuild International Conference and Expo in Phoenix. Oregon authorities are reopening an investigation into a massage therapist's allegations that Mr. Gore groped her at a hotel four years ago. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri, File)
Former Vice President Al Gore testifies on climate change before the House Energy and Commerce Committee on Friday. He threw his support behind the pending climate-change-prevention bill. (ALLISON SHELLEY/THE WASHINGTON TIMES) ** FILE **