The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

Remembering Senator Robert C. Byrd

Remembering Senator Robert C. Byrd
  • Byrd Sophia Town Hall 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.

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  • Byrd May 2010 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.

    June 28, 2010 6 Photos

  • Byrd May 2010 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.

    June 28, 2010 4 Photos

  • 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.

    June 28, 2010

  • 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...

    June 28, 2010

  • 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.

    June 28, 2010

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