TITLE

THE CURSE OF THE VICE PRESIDENCY

AUTHOR(S)
Nelson, Michael
PUB. DATE
July 2000
SOURCE
American Prospect;07/31/2000, Vol. 11 Issue 17, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Poses the question of whether being vice president is a blessing or a curse for running as president, as in the case of Al Gore. History of the vice presidency's uncertain political status; Prestige in the 19th and 20th centuries; Constitutional amendments favorable to the vice presidency; Gore's influence; Support from United States president Bill Clinton.
ACCESSION #
3342268

 

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