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Why Gore climbed aboard with Dean

By Tumbler   January 2004

Why Gore signed up with Dean So why did Al Gore clamber aboard the Dean bandwagon on the day of the big television debate between Democratic candidates in New Hampshire? Easy. Gore knew that a new poll was coming that put Dean ahead of John Kerry by a margin of 39-14 in New Hampshire, and he knew that for the first time in its history, New Hampshire’s biggest union (the teachers) was about to endorse a candidate for the primary – Dean. And Dean more than any other candidate has played the useful art of telephone diplomacy. He had called…

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