In 2000, al gore, the former vice president of the united states was facing george w bush for the presidential election on december 8th of 2000, a local court in the state of florida forced the city of palm beach to manually recount almost 10,000 ballots. Bush-gore (2000): it seems almost quaint to make an issue of it now, but al gore's repeated, exasperated sighs in response to george w bush's answers became a focal point of the post-debate analysis. An introduction and an analysis of the debate between al gore and george w bush an introduction to the history of bush and gore introduction to the life and.
The vice president had the advantage going into his first debate against gov george w bush of texas on oct 3, 2000 like mrs clinton, mr gore was perceived as knowing far more about domestic. Al gore's endless sighing during the 2000 debate against george w bush sparked endless mockery, as did his decision to leave the podium and come within inches of bush during a response four years later, debate organizers would amend the event's rules to avoid such an episode, stipulating: each candidate may move about in a predesignated area. In bush v gore (2000), a divided supreme court ruled that the state of florida's court-ordered manual recount of vote ballots in the 2000 presidential election was unconstitutional the case.
Entering the debates in 2000, vice president al gore and his supporters were pretty confident that they were up against a political lightweight in george w bush gore had been in high-profile. Al gore vs george w bush, 2000 associated press the debate between gore and bush in 2000 is an example of how body language can affect a campaign, the telegraph said. Bush and gore, of course, were the two candidates: george w bush, the governor of texas and son of the forty-first president, challenging the incumbent vice president, al gore bush v. Examine several key issues covered in the october 8, 2004, presidential debate between george w bush and john kerry young readers analyze the opponents' use of both fact and opinion in their arguments. I'm jim lehrer of the newshour on pbs, and i welcome you to the first of three 90-minute debates between the democratic candidate for president, vice president al gore and the republican candidate, governor george w bush of texas.
John kerry and george w bush debating health care and social security 2004. Expectations were high for al gore who, as vice president, had eviscerated ross perot in a debate on trade in 3,1993 and low for george w bush, who basically had to get through the night without. So, the 2000 presidential election was not just between al gore and george bush, but there were 29 named candidates plus a further 22,150 write-in votes there were more than 22,000 candidates for president in 2000, not 2. During the 2000 presidential debate al gore must have felt things weren't going to well and decided to go up to and try to intimidate george bush. A cnn/usa today/gallup poll, conducted immediately after the second debate between vice president al gore and texas governor george w bush wednesday evening, shows that among registered voters who watched the two candidates exchange views on a variety of issues, 49% thought bush did the better job, while 36% said gore did.
Gore coulda taken some good digs at bush's texas record but he riffed on campaign finance instead i'm writing this in the closing the moments of the debate my guess is that post-debate polls will show gore winning the debate 55-45. An introduction and an analysis of the debate between al gore and george w bush pages 3 words 1,655 view full essay george w bush, al gore, analysis of debate. In the assault on reason al gore excoriates george w bush, usual policy-making machinery of analysis and debate, and frequently to suppress or disdain the best evidence available on a. The united states presidential election debates were held during the 2000 presidential elections three debates were held between republican candidate, texas governor george w bush and democratic incumbent vice president al gore , the major candidates. George w bush (1946-), america's 43rd president, served in office from 2001 to 2009 before entering the white house, bush, the oldest son of george hw bush, the 41st us president, was a.
Welcome to this second election 2000 debate between the republican candidate for president, gov george w bush of texas, and the democratic candidate, vice president al gore these debates are sponsored by the commission on presidential debates. When the contest between george w bush and al gore proved too close to call, the contestants resorted to a series of lawsuits in an effort to settle the matter these suits proceeded simultaneously in the state court system and in federal court. On november 7, 2000, projections indicated that gore's opponent, then-governor of texas george w bush, the republican candidate, had narrowly won the electiongore won the national popular vote but lost the electoral college vote after a bitter legal battle over disputed vote counts in the state of florida. United states presidential election of 2000, american presidential election held on nov 7, 2000, in which republican george w bush narrowly lost the popular vote to democrat al gore but defeated gore in the electoral college.
Gore contested the count, and then accepted the result when it didn't go his way, and pledged his support to george w bush it's a red herring to say, well, gore supporters didn't accept it. Read npr online coverage of the second debate between george w bush and al gore read the transcript from the debate listen to the entire debate and analysis.