Sen. Robert C. Byrd, D-W.Va., reacts upon winning his record ninth term Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2006, in Charleston, W.Va. Byrd died Monday, June 28, 2010 at the age of 92. ((AP Photo/Jeff Gentner))
June 28, 2010 9:19:16 AM PDT
By ANDREW TAYLOR Associated Press Writer
WASHINGTON - June 28, 2010 --
Robert C. Byrd, the longest serving member of the U.S. Senate, a fiery orator and hard-charging power broker who steered billions of federal dollars to his beloved West Virginia, died Monday. He was 92.