Photos: The Love Story Of Al And Tipper Gore

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    On their wedding day, May 19, 1970, Al Gore and the former Mary Elizabeth "Tipper" Aitcheson speak to Gore's parents, Albert, a senator from Tennessee, and Pauline, at Washington's National Cathedral.
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    Al Gore followed in his father's footsteps to the House and then to the Senate. Here, he takes a mock oath of office from Vice President George H.W. Bush as Tipper watches during a ceremony on Capitol Hill on Jan. 3, 1985, after he was first elected to the Senate.
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    The Democratic presidential ticket of Bill Clinton and Al Gore, with their wives, Hillary Rodham Clinton and Tipper Gore, during a brief rest from the 1992 campaign in Durham, N.C.
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    After Al Gore was elected vice president, the couple started a tradition of dressing up for Halloween at the vice president's mansion. In 1995, they portrayed Beauty and the Beast.
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    The couple celebrates at the Southern States Ball in Washington on Jan. 20, 1997, as Clinton and Gore started a second term.
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    Al Gore pushes his grandson, Wyatt, as he walks along the beach with (from left) daughter Sarah, Tipper, and daughter Karenna Gore Schiff on July 31, 2000, on Figure Eight Island, N.C. The Gores have four adult children: Karenna, Kristin, Sarah and Albert III.
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    The Gores famously kissed onstage at the Democratic National Convention on Aug.17, 2000, in Los Angeles — where Al Gore received the party's nomination in his ultimately unsuccessful bid to become president.
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    Four years later, they were at it again during the Democratic National Convention in Boston on July 26, 2004.
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    Al Gore, Tipper, daughter Kristin Gore (left) and son Albert Gore III arrive at the 79th Academy Awards on Feb. 25, 2007. Al Gore's film on climate change, An Inconvenient Truth, won the Oscar for Best Documentary Feature.
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    Al Gore's campaign to draw attention to climate change was also rewarded with a Nobel Prize in 2007. Here, the Gores wave after posing for photos with President George W. Bush and other Nobel winners at the White House in Washington, D.C.
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