The news expected — and news dreaded by Democrats for several reasons — finally came: West Virginia Robert C. Byrd, 92, a conservative Democrat who long was a voice of conscience and independence in his party, has died.
His death removes a Greatest Generation legislator from the scene and a vote Democrats sorely needed in the [...]
West Virginia Senator Robert Byrd died this morning at the age of 92. He was the Senate’s longest serving member, and was notorious for belonging to the KKK in his youth — for which he apologized repeatedly, referring to it as the “... Read Post
Washington (CNN) - West Virginia Sen. Robert Byrd, the self-educated son of a coal miner who became the longest-serving member of Congress, died early Monday at age 92, the senator's office said. Byrd, a nine-term Democrat, was know... Read Post
SEN. ROBERT BYRD DIES AT AGE 92.... An extraordinary life and historic career came to an end overnight, as Sen. Robert Byrd (D) of West Virginia died in a Washington-area hospital. The accomplished 92-year-old senator was the longes... Read Post