Al and Tipper Gore to separate after 40 years

Former vice president Al Gore and his wife Tipper arrive at the 35th International Emmy Awards Monday, Nov. 19, 2007 in New York. (AP Photo/Gary He) (AP Photo/Gary He)

June 1, 2010 1:21:30 PM PDT
Former Vice President Al Gore and his wife, Tipper, are separating after 40 years of marriage that included a White House run when their sunny relationship offered a counterpoint to President Bill Clinton's philandering.