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Robert C Byrd

Late Senator's Secret Documents Reveal Leak Uproar

AP | LAWRENCE MESSINA | Posted 10.04.2012 | Politics

CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- U.S. Sen. Robert C. Byrd obtained secret FBI documents about the civil rights movement that were leaked by the CIA and triggered ...

Lee Speigel

ET, Are You Home? Scientists Search 86 Planets For Life | Lee Speigel | Posted 09.12.2011 | Weird News

As scientists suggest they're close to discovering the first habitable planet beyond our own, 86 individual planets are now being scanned for signs of...

Story Time with Robert C. Byrd

David Helfenbein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Helfenbein

I know well that Robert Byrd's past was not perfect, and I cannot account for this. What I can say is as follows: he seemed to be a good man when I knew him.

Robert C. Byrd & Dear Abby: Van Buren Suggested He Do Male Modeling

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Late Senator Robert C. Byrd could have had a different career if he'd listened to Dear Abby, the Washington Post reports. While cleaning up Byrd's off...

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 ...

The Last Time Byrd's Record Was Broken

John R. Bohrer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John R. Bohrer

Today, Senator Robert C. Byrd broke the record of a one-time colleague as the longest-serving member of Congress in U.S. history. Let's put his long run into perspective.

Robert Byrd Becomes Longest-Serving Member Of Congress

AP | LAURIE KELLMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Sen. Robert C. Byrd became history's longest-serving member of Congress on Wednesday, earning a formal salute from the Senate and P...

10 Senate Dems Send Obama Warning Letter about Climate Bill

Treehugger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

A group of 10 moderate Democrats sent a letter to President Obama on Thursday saying that they will not support any domestic climate change bill that ...

Dems Plan For Byrd "Contingencies"

West Virginia Gazette | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Robert C. Byrd's state of health has prompted some quiet, behind-the-scenes discussions in the event the senator is unable to return to office. ...

Byrd Develops Staph Infection In Hospital, Prolonging Stay

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Sen. Robert C. Byrd, who has served in the Senate longer than anyone in history, has developed a staph infection that has prolonged...

2006 West Virginia Senate General Election:
Raese (R) vs Byrd (D-i)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WV-Sen: Raese vs Byrd