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Robert Byrd.

For more than a third of its 147-year existence, the state of West Virginia was represented in the U.S. Senate by one man: Robert C. Byrd. So encompassing was...

Robert Byrd, Longest-Serving Senator, Dies

For more than a third of its 144-year existence, the state of West Virginia was represented in the U.S. Senate by one man: Robert C. Byrd. So encompassing was...

Alan Frumin: Health Reform's Reconciliation Ref

As Democrats try to salvage health care reform, there is one man who above all others will help determine its fate, and he is not Barack Obama or Harry Reid or...

Book Excerpt: The Assault on Reason

Not long ago before our nation launched the invasion Iraq, our longest-serving Senator, Robert Byrd of West Virginia, stood on the Senate floor and said: "This...

Lionized in Winter

In the history of the republic, 11,707 men and women have served in Congress. Only two have held office longer than Robert Byrd, first elected to the House in...

Winners & Losers: Jan. 30, 1995

[winners] FAYE DUNAWAY Jilted Sunset Blvd. star gets $500,000 settlement from Andrew Lloyd Webber ROBERT BYRD West Virginia Senator hog-ties G.O.P. in...

The Long Goodbye to Byrd

When Senate Majority Leader Robert Byrd announced last week that he would step down next January from the post he assumed a decade ago, relief among many...

Why Not Move The Government?

Boris Yeltsin and friends seem to be losing their enthusiasm for Minsk. When the leaders of the three Slavic republics announced the replacement of the Soviet...

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