“A high-level Democratic source has poured cold water on rumors that former presidential candidate Al Gore has been considering a second run for the White House,” Kristen Welker and Kelly O’Donnell report for NBC.
“A BuzzFeed report on Thursday linked the 67-year-old’s name with the 2016 presidential race, saying his supporters had begun internal conversations and were ‘figuring out if there’s a path financially and politically,'” Welker and O’Donnell report. “However, a top source within the Democratic Party told NBC News that there was nothing substantive happening in the Gore camp.”
Welker and O’Donnell report, “Gore’s name has been floated as a possible candidate for every primary since he lost the election to George W. Bush in 2000.”
Read more in the full article here.
MacDailyNews Note: Apple’s Board of Directors is currently made up of the following:
Arthur D. Levinson, Ph. D.
Chairman of the Board
Genentech Former Chairman and CEO
Albert Gore Jr.
Former Vice President of the United States
Robert A. Iger
The Walt Disney Company Chairman and CEO
Grameen America, Inc. President and CEO
Ronald D. Sugar, Ph. D.
Northrop Grumman Former Chairman and CEO
Susan L. Wagner
BlackRock Co-founder and Director
Apple BoD member Al Gore: Tim Cook is a fantastic CEO (with video) – October 18, 2013
Apple board member Al Gore tried to buy Twitter in 2009 – October 9, 2013
Apple, Current TV paydays help Al Gore get ‘Romney-Rich’ with $200 million after Bush defeat – May 6, 2013
Apple board member Al Gore buys 59,000 Apple shares for $7.475 each – January 18, 2013
Apple board member Al Gore sells Current TV to Al Jazeera – January 3, 2013
Apple board member Al Gore faces conflict of interest charges over Apple’s hydrogen power plans – April 9, 2012
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