Nobel Prize Brings Gore Back to White House

President Bush and former Vice President Al Gore met Monday for the first time since the president won the office in 2000.

The Nobel Peace Prize laureate — and Bush's former campaign rival — visited the White House for a photo opportunity with the American recipients of this year's Nobels.

Gore and Bush also met privately in the Oval Office. A Gore spokeswoman says they talked for about 40 minutes — mostly about global warming.

Gore has been an outspoken critic of the Bush administration's climate policies.

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