Comey declined to address the allegations at the time, noting that grand jury actions are required to be secret by law.
However, Gore won the popular vote by 547,398 votes over Bush.
The illustration accompanies editor David Remnick's article "Hillary Clinton Looks Back in Anger". No one on the team you caused to lose wants to hear from you ever again.
Mr Comey reopened the investigation into Mrs Clinton's use of a private email server just days before the election - something the Democrat candidate believes significantly harmed her campaign.
Clinton admits that she hoped gender would play a role in getting her more votes than a traditional Democratic nominee.
Hillary Rodham Clinton's new book out this week, What Happened, is an extraordinary work. Above is the cover "The First", by Malika Favre, that The New Yorker would have published had Clinton defeated Donald Trump to become the first female Commander-in-Chief.
The latter party should be taken with a large grain of salt, though: Trump used Comey's handling of the Clinton email investigation as an excuse to fire him. Clinton wrote in her author's note about a visit she made to Auburn two decades ago.
But Clinton, obviously, didn't win.
At the conclusion of the note, she recalled her visit to the historic Tubman property in Cayuga County.
In the book - which is titled "What Happened?". "It was beyond any doubt in June". A waitlist was started immediately afterward, but that waitlist has since reached full capacity. "Sanders or from his supporters". The reason? The Bureau had uncovered emails it deemed potentially "pertinent" on a laptop belonging to New York Congressman Anthony Weiner.
When asked if she thought it was "personal", she responded by saying she had "no idea". The Tubman park in Auburn was formally established at a ceremony in January. And, you know, I really had to struggle.
"I was stunned, to be honest", she added. "We all have to live with the consequences of our decisions".
She did give her reaction to the new revelation that Trump's son, Donald Trump Jr., having a meeting during the campaign with people associated with Russia in which he was promised dirt on Clinton.
On what the art symbolises, Favre: "For me it was about celebrating the first woman president (hence the title)".