Longtime Sen. Byrd in hospital, seriously ill

Sen. Robert Byrd, D-W.Va., arrives at his office on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2009.(AP Photo/Harry Hamburg)

June 27, 2010 2:28:00 PM PDT
Sen. Robert C. Byrd, who holds the record as the longest-serving member of Congress, is seriously ill in a Washington-area hospital, his office said Sunday.