Republican presidential nominee Sen. John McCain shakes hands with vice-presidential nominee Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin as he concedes to Sen. Barack Obama on election night. Palin's husband Todd Palin (right) and McCain's wife Cindy (left) watch from the side during the rally at the Arizona Biltmore Resort & Spa in Phoenix. Obama defeated McCain by a wide margin in the election to become the first African-American U.S. President elect.
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