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Saturday, 16 December, 2000, 13:18 GMT
In pictures: Gore parties on
Hours after he conceded, Al Gore marked the end of the election with a party at the vice-president's Washington mansion.

Tom Petty and Jon Bon Jovi
The party got a boost from rock stars Tom Petty and Jon Bon Jovi.

Al Gore
Shedding his buttoned-up image, a sweaty Mr Gore danced on a packed dance floor.

Tipper Gore
His wife, Tipper, played the drums, accompanied by Blues Traveler front man John Popper on harmonica.

Al Gore
The party had been scheduled months in advance and planned as a celebration of Christmas.

Al Gore
The stress of the past five weeks and a night of carousing seem to take it out of Mr Gore.

(Pictures courtesy New York Daily News)

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