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Longest-serving member of Congress in US history dies at 92

The Charleston Gazette by Greg Moore CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Robert Carlyle Byrd, the longest-serving member of Congress in United States history, who spent much of his career as a conservative Democrat, and ended it by fiercely opposing the war in Iraq and questioning the state’s powerful coal industry, died Monday. He was 92. Byrd was […]

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