Al Gore Declines to Endorse Clinton

'It's still too early,' Bill Clinton's former VP says
By Arden Dier,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 11, 2015 7:50 AM CST
In this Sept. 23, 1993, file photo, then-President Bill Clinton talks to then-first lady Hillary Rodham Clinton as then-VP Al Gore applauds during a pep rally at the White House.   (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)
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(Newser) – Bill Clinton's former VP says he won't endorse Hillary Clinton—at least not yet. "It's still too early, in my opinion, to endorse a candidate or pick a candidate," Gore tells People in an interview to kick off his 24-hour climate-change telethon Friday. "Everybody can look at how the presidential campaign is developing and get some pretty clear ideas about how they think it's going to turn out, but I still think it's premature." Think he could still enter the ring himself? Not likely. "I'm a recovering politician, and the longer I go without a relapse, the less likely one becomes," he says. (Here's the title Clinton may give her hubby if she wins.)

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