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Flanked by his wife Tipper, left, and Jay Rockefeller, right, Al Gore reacts to the crowd enthusiasm before his campaign speech at the Tri-State Airport.

Gallery: Jay Rockefeller through the years

Jan. 11, 2013 @ 06:00 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.

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