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Bitter old man

At age 85, West Virginia Democrat Robert Byrd became Congress' most senior U.S. senator after Strom...little while. But, no, not for bitter, old spoilsport Robert Byrd. He opposed the war and took no joy in the troops...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/05/09/edi_372092.shtml
Editorials
The courage of cowards

Joaquin Godoy lauded Sen. Ted Kennedy, D-Mass. and Sen. Robert Byrd, D-W.Va., for their great courage in his letter on Oct. 6, "Kennedy's claim about Iraq war is absolutely correct...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/12/let_396500.shtml
Letters
A rare Byrd

...astounding record of service.So it is with U.S. Sen. Robert Byrd of West Virginia, who died Monday at age 92. You don't...funneled more government money to his home state than Robert Byrd.In 1989, he was named chairman of the powerful Appropriations...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2010-06-29/rare-byrd
Editorials
Connection in slayings a mystery

...good person," said her brother, Robert Byrd of Hephzibah.Why the two women...wasn't identified until Saturday.Robert Byrd said his sister's body will be...Despite help from Billy Schenker and Robert Byrd, Aiken County law enforcement...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2010-08-29/connection-slayings-un
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Dems have share of hypocrisy

...S. Sen. Fritz Hollings, a Democrat, helped put the Confederate flag atop the Capitol in Columbia; U.S. Sen. Robert Byrd, a Democrat, was an official in the Ku Klux Klan; Bill Clinton's native Arkansas celebrated Confederate Memorial...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/09/let_418365.shtml
Letters
Leftists act out at Joe Wilson rally

...could there be? Regardless, I asked the ACORN washout, "You're talking about Grand Kleagle and Exalted Cyclops Robert Byrd?" She refused to respond. But don't worry. After Obama, Vice President Joe Biden, and Pelosi, Sen. Byrd becomes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/10/06/let_550704.shtml
Letters
Lawless appointments

...acting" basis which, as far as he's concerned, means they can stay at their posts as long as he wishes. Sens. Robert Byrd, D-Va., and Fred Thompson, R-Tenn, moved to shore up the Vacancies Act with the mandate that "acting" officials...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/02/14/op_253386.shtml
Opinion columns
Senators want developing countries to cut pollution

...take steps to deal with the climate problem. "The developing countries would get off scot free," declared Sen. Robert Byrd, D-W.Va., who criticized the administration for trying to bind the United States to specific reductions in so-called...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/06/20/tec_210162.shtml
XXX Technology
U.S. goods face penalties approved by WTO

...said the sanctions could be applied early next year. The 2000 law, known as the Byrd amendment for its backer, Sen. Robert Byrd, D-W.Va., lets the U.S. government fine foreign companies that it judges to be selling goods in America at...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/11/27/bus_435609.shtml
Business
Hypocrisy over Harry

...surprise, of course. Democrats are forgiven all manner of outrage. The Democratic Party's dean in the Senate, Robert Byrd of West Virginia, was once a KKK organizer; the Grand Dragon urged him to get into politics. Yet, he's been allowed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2010/01/12/edi_562791.shtml
Editorials