- Remembering Senator Robert C. Byrd
Raleigh Countians somber, sad over loss of longtime lawmaker
The overall mood was sad and somber Monday in Sophia, as residents and visitors lamented the passing of their adopted son Sen. Robert C. Byrd. ... The longtime lawmaker got his start in this southern West Virginia community in the 1940s.
Statesman’s death ‘a loss for all West Virginians’
From his humble start cutting meat in a hardscrabble West Virginia coal camp, Robert Carlisle Byrd rose to the pinnacle of political success to become the longest serving member of Congress. ... And now, as Secretary of War Edwin Stanton reflected in President Lincoln’s passing, he belongs to the ages.
Obama: Byrd was voice of principle, reason
President Barack Obama says the country has lost a voice of principle and reason with the passing of Sen. Robert C. Byrd.
Manchin to appoint successor; says he won’t select himself
Gov. Joe Manchin has the duty of naming a successor to the late Sen. Robert C. Byrd since his term has more than 2 1/2 years remaining — a point Secretary of State Natalie Tennant reluctantly made clear within hours of his death Monday.
Testimonials to Sen. Robert C. Byrd
Testimonials to Sen. Robert C. Byrd, the longest serving member of the Senate, who has died at the age of 92...
Pork or progress? Either way, Byrd changed W.Va.
There are two ways to look at what Sen. Robert C. Byrd, the longest-serving U.S. senator in history, has meant to the people and the place that sent him to Washington for 57 years in a row.
- Raleigh Countians somber, sad over loss of longtime lawmaker