On 11 April 1987, Senator Gore of Tennessee announced his candidacy. He stated that he believed he could offer, "clearer goals" than the other candidates. Current Texas Governor, RepublicanRick Perry, who at the time was a Democrat, was Gore's campaign chairman in Texas for his 1988 campaign.
Gore was further described by the New York Times as:
According to CNN, Gore ran his campaign as, "a Southern centrist, opposed federal funding for abortion. He favored a moment of silence for prayer in the schools and voted against banning the interstate sale of... Read More