Gore Says Thank You (Finally)

Just five months and 11 days after he threw in the towel, Al Gore held a thank-you party for campaign staff members last Thursday night at Washington's Cap City Brewery. There was a cash bar--attendees did receive a laminated Cap City VIP Club card for 25% off--but the mood was hardly resentful, thanks to Jim Jeffords. "Finally a one-vote margin counts in our favor," joked Joseph Lieberman before slipping out to do Larry King Live. Gore, thicker but still wearing faded jeans and trademark earth-tone shirt, introduced himself with some losing-candidate one-liners. "I used to be the next President of the...

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