Robert Byrd, Emperor Palpatine of Pork

The late Senator Robert Byrd’s legacy as the master of pork barrel spending is secure.

No Election For Byrd’s Senate Seat Until 2012

Thanks to a rather odd interpretation of West Virginia law, there won’t be an election to fill Robert Byrd’s Senate seat until November, 2012.

Robert Byrd Dead at 92

Senator Robert Byrd has died at 92, after years of poor health.

Byrd Emergency