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''' A. '''Gore ''', Jr. '''(1948 - present)''' was the 45th Vice President of the [[United States]](1993-2001) succeeding [[Dan Quayle]] and succeeded by [[Dick Cheney]], following service in the [[House of Representatives]] and the [[Senate]], spanning 1977-85 and 1985-93, respectively.
In his early life, Al Gore attended [[Harvard University]], served in the [[United States Army]], and worked as a journalist.