Nelson, Michael
July 2000
American Prospect;07/31/2000, Vol. 11 Issue 17, p20
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.


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