Robert Byrd Dead At 92

Sen. Robert C. Byrd, who served in the Senate longer than anyone in the nation’s history, has died.

The senator’s office announced that he passed away at 3 a.m. Monday at a suburban Washington hospital.The West Virginia Democrat was 92, and was serving in an unprecedented ninth term in the U.S. Senate.

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3 thoughts on “Robert Byrd Dead At 92

  1. This huge spending bill—$87 billion—has been rushed through this chamber in just one month. There were just three open hearings by the Senate Appropriations Committee on $87 billion—$87 for every minute since Jesus Christ was born—$87 billion without a single outside witness called to challenge the administration’s line

    Robert Byrd on funding for Operation Iraqi Freedom- 2004

    Funny how he had no problem with throwing ten times that amount of money down a black hole less than five years later….

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