Mary Elizabeth Aitcheson Gore is an American social issues advocate. She was the second lady of the United States from 1993 to 2001. She is the estranged wife of Al Gore, the 45th vice president of the U.S., from whom she separated in 2010. In 1985, Gore co-founded the Parents Music Resource Center.
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Mary Elizabeth Aitcheson Gore is an American social issues advocate. She was the second lady of the United States from 1993 to 2001. She is the estranged wife of Al Gore, the 45th vice president of the U.S., from whom she separated in 2010. In 1985, Gore co-founded the Parents Music Resource Center, which advocated for labeling of record covers of releases featuring profane language, especially in the heavy metal, punk and hip hop genres. She has advocated for placing advisory labels on music, mental health awareness, women’s causes, children’s causes and LGBT rights. Gore has frequently spoken about her own experience with depression and near-fatal injury of her son Albert following the near death experience of his mother, Margaret Ann Odom, in 1999. She also campaigned during the presidential campaign of Bill and Hillary Clinton in 1992 and served as a mental health policy advisor to the president. Gore was a part of the National Mental Health Conference on Mental Health at the White House in 1999 and hosted the first White House Conference onmental Health in 2000.
Gore is married to former Vice President Al Gore and has a son, Albert Gore, and a daughter, Karenna Gore, with her ex-husband, Vice President Joe Biden. She and her son were married in 2010 at the Washington National Cathedral in Washington, D.C. and have a son named Albert, who was born in 2010 and is also a former vice president and White House adviser. Gore and her daughter Karenna have two sons, Albert and Albert Gore Jr., who were born in 2012 and 2013. Gore also has a daughter named Karenna, who is a first-grader at the University of Virginia and a senior at St. Mary’s School of Music in Alexandria, Virginia. She attended St. Agnes, a private Episcopal school in Virginia where she played basketball, softball, and field hockey and played drums for an all-female band called The Wildcats.