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Keith Olbermann Settles $50 Million Lawsuit Against Current TV and Al Gore

Keith Olbermann’s legal war against Al Gore, Joel Hyatt and Current TV is olber. Um, over. The perennially prickly anchor has reportedly settled the $50 million lawsuit he filed upon his termination from Current one year ago. Deadline Hollywood says Olbermann will walk away with a “significant payout,” but the exact amount won’t be known until someone leaks it.


Al Gore Richer Than Romney Thanks to Current TV Sale (Report)

Post-vice presidential life has been very good to Al Gore. Thanks to the $500 million sale of his liberal news station Current TV to Al Jazeera this month, Gore now has a personal fortune of $300 million, Forbes magazine estimates. That puts him ahead of Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney, whose estimated $230 million left him vulnerable to charges that he was out of touch with the common man.


Obama, Romney have legal teams ready

The campaigns are ready for Election Day -- so are their legal teams. President Obama and Mitt Romney both have battalions of lawyers ready to litigate any voting disputes that could affect this year's election. Legal strike forces are now a campaign standard, thanks largely to the disputed 2000 recount in Florida between George W. Bush and Al Gore.


Big-name no-shows for the GOP, Dem conventions

Sarah Palin and George W. Bush won't be in Tampa, Fla. Hillary Rodham Clinton and Al Gore won't make the trip to Charlotte, N.C. And scores of other Republican and Democratic stars are taking a pass as their parties gather for this year's national conventions....


Al Gore inducted into Internet Hall of Fame

Al Gore

Former Vice President Al Gore, who is often chided by comedians and political rivals for claiming to have invented the Internet, was inducted into the Internet Hall of Fame Tuesday.


Exclusive: Low ratings could end cable deal for Gore's Current TV

Current TV

(Reuters) - Al Gore's Current TV has bigger problems to deal with than a potential lawsuit from fired news anchor Keith Olbermann - namely not getting kicked off Time Warner Cable for low ratings.


Current TV severs ties with Olbermann

Keith Olbermann

Current TV's co-founders, including former Vice President Al Gore, announced Friday that the network has ousted its highest-profile on-air personality, Keith Olbermann. "Current was also founded on the values of respect, openness, collegiality, and loyalty to our viewers," Gore and Joel Hyatt wrote in an "open letter" to viewers on Current's website. "Unfortunately these values are no longer reflected in our relationship with Keith Olbermann and we have ended it."

Senh: That was fast.


Gore Criticizes Obama on Climate

Gore Criticizes Obama on Climate

Former Vice President Al Gore harshly criticizes President Obama for lack of leadership on climate change in a magazine essay published online Wednesday, saying that he had barely moved American policy on global warming since assuming the presidency from George W. Bush.


No charges for Gore in alleged assault

No charges for Gore in alleged assault

Former Vice President Al Gore will not face prosecution on an allegation of sexual assault from 2006, according to the Multnomah County district attorney's office.


Fraud gets ex-Obama, Clinton fundraiser 12 years

A wealthy Manhattan investment banker and former top Democratic fundraiser was sentenced Thursday to 12 years in prison for defrauding banks of $292 million, some of which he donated to politicians including Barack Obama, Hillary Rodham Clinton and Al Gore.


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