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Senate Finance Committee members, from left, Sen. Jay Rockefeller, D-W.Va. and Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y. , center,confer with committee chairman Sen. Max Baucus, D-Mont. on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 1,2009, as the committee continued its health care markup.
Gallery: Jay Rockefeller through the years
Jan. 11, 2013 @ 06:09 PM
U.S. Sen. Jay Rockefeller, who came to West Virginia as a young man from one of the world's richest families to work on antipoverty programs and remained in the state to build a political legacy, announced Friday he will not seek a sixth term.