Al Gore backs Schatz in Hawaii Senate race

From our Blog Briefing Room on Sunday:

Former Vice President Al Gore on Sunday endorsed Hawaii Sen. Brian Schatz’s (D) reelection bid, citing his work on clean energy and climate issues.

Gore said Schatz’s support for Hawaii’s Clean Energy Initiative had helped the state triple its renewable energy production.

“We’re going to need Brian’s strong, outspoken leadership in Congress for many more years to get the job done,” said Gore in a statement, praising Schatz’s commitment to climate concerns, reports said.
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