Gore interviewed by Portland detectives

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PORTLAND, Ore. – A law enforcement source confirms to KATU News that Portland detectives interviewed former U.S. Vice President Al Gore this past week in San Francisco.

Portland police detectives interviewed the VP on Thursday, questioning him further about allegations that he sexually abused a licensed Portland massage therapist.

Portland police had filed a "special report" in January 2007, recording the massage therapist's claims that Gore grabbed and groped her when she gave him a massage at a Portland hotel in October 2006. The woman went public in a June 23 National Enquirer story and held up "soiled" pants for a June 30 Enquirer cover.

By July 1, the Portland Police Bureau reopened its sexual assault investigation into Al Gore. Officials said the extra review was needed because detectives looking into the matter this past year failed to notify high-ranking officials of the decision to drop the case.

The additional questioning comes on the same day as The Enquirer published the stories of two other massage therapists. Those therapists now claim Gore made unwanted sexual advances toward them. Those therapists worked at hotels in Tokyo and Los Angeles.