Nobel Peace Prize winner Al Gore said, regardless of which candidate wins the presidency, he expects the next occupant of the Oval Office to be more engaged in global efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. (AP Photo/Odd Andersen)
Former Vice President Al Gore paid a visit to Georgia to campaign for Democrat Jim Martin in the state's Dec. 2 U.S. Senate runoff.
Gore told a crowd of several hundred supporters that "change is
coming to Georgia." He linked Martin's opponent, Republican Sen.
Saxby Chambliss, to the failed Bush-Cheney philosophy. Gore spoke
at a fundraiser at an Atlanta art gallery Sunday night.
Gore, a Nobel Peace Prize winner for his work on global warming,
is the latest in a parade of big political names to beat a path to
Georgia for what is nation's biggest remaining race.
Last week, former President Bill Clinton headlined a rally for
A number of Republican presidential candidates have stumped for
Chambliss including Mike Huckabee, Mitt Romney and the party's
eventual nominee John McCain.