Monday, June 28, 2010

Thank You for Your Service, Senator

Democrat Robert C. Byrd of West Virginia, the longest-serving member of Congress in American history and a man whose 57-year career on Capitol Hill carried him through 12 U.S. presidencies, died today at age 92. You can read more about Byrd’s life and legislative priorities here, here, and here.

READ MORE:The Post-Byrd Senate,” by Ezra Klein (The Washington Post); “Byrd, Despite Dark Past, May Have Been the Last Great U.S. Senator,” by Steve Kettman (The Huffington Post); “Byrd’s Life of Learning” (Think Progress).

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