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Robert Byrd Death

Robert Byrd: KKK Says Late Senator 'Wasn't A Klansman Long Enough To Get His Sheet Broke In'

The Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In the wake of the passing of Sen. Robert Byrd, the Ku Klux Klan, an organization Byrd briefly belonged to, is coming to the defense of the West Virgi...

Robert Byrd To Lie In Repose In Senate Chamber

AP | LAURIE KELLMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Sen. Robert C. Byrd, the longest-serving senator in history, often told his colleagues that he loved them, but he loved the Senate ...

Robert Byrd Death Reactions: Washington Responds To Passing Of Longest-Serving Senator

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Washington is reacting to the death of Sen. Robert Byrd (D-W. Va.), the longest serving Senator in U.S. history. Byrd's half-century Senate legacy has...

Robert Byrd's Supreme Irony

Bob Franken | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bob Franken

Robert Byrd would probably be proud that his death came on a day when the United States Senate was once again playing one of its most primal roles.

Robert Byrd DEAD: West Virginia Democrat Was Longest Serving Senator In History

AP | ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Robert C. Byrd, the longest serving member of the U.S. Senate, a fiery orator and hard-charging power broker who steered billions o...