After week of salutes, Robert Byrd is laid to rest
Friends, family and peers gather to say farewell to Sen. Robert Byrd at a funeral service in Arlington.
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Sen. Robert C. Byrd (1917-2010)
Sen. Robert C. Byrd (D-W.Va.) served in the U.S. Congress longer than any member in history. The nine-term senator assumed office Jan. 3, 1959, after serving three terms in the U.S. House of Representatives.
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