Political Junkie: Even with Nobel, Gore Isn't Running Ken Rudin, NPR's political editor, talks about what Al Gore's Nobel Peace Prize does — and doesn't — mean for the Democratic Party. Also, he weighs in on Wednesday night's Democratic debate in New Hampshire, and the latest news from Idaho Sen. Larry Craig.

Political Junkie: Even with Nobel, Gore Isn't Running

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Talk about former U.S. Vice President Al Gore and the Nobel Peace Prize on NPR's blogs:

Ken Rudin, NPR's political editor, talks about what Al Gore's Nobel Peace Prize does — and doesn't — mean for the Democratic Party. Also, he weighs in on Wednesday night's Democratic debate in New Hampshire, and the latest news from Idaho Senator Larry Craig.

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Ken Rudin, NPR's political editor; writes the "Political Junkie" column and has a weekly podcast called "It's All Politics"

Doug Hattaway, spokesperson for Gore's campaign in 2000; president of Hattaway Communications

Get Over It: Gore's Not Running

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The only time in history when the same two people squared off in a Senate race and, later, for the presidency. hide caption

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Add him to the short list of House Republicans who voted against the Iraq war in 2002. hide caption

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Eighteen years ago today, Taylor, a Mississippi Democrat, captures an open GOP House seat in a special election. hide caption

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