Yes, the D.C. political corps has managed to squeeze yet another story out of the fact that Gore isn’t running, or completely ruling out running, for president (a state of affairs that has held steady for well over a year now).

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A leading indicator of his intentions could be Gore’s waistline. The theory is that slimming down will be a signal he intends to run. “He has lost a few pounds, and Hillary can read into that what she wants,” says a longtime adviser who declined to be identified discussing his boss’s figure. Gore has always been a voracious eater, and at 58, the pounds don’t come off so easily. He is trying to be healthier, working out daily when he can.

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