Robert Byrd: U.S. Senator 1959-2010 (20 images)

Updated: June 28, 2010 at 11:28 AM
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Senate Democratic leader Robert Byrd, of West Virginia, wearing glasses, talks on the phone to Sen. Alan Cranston, D-Calif., on December 11, 1984 in Washington about the Democratic race for Byrd’s position. Byrd is being challenged by Sen. Lawton Chiles of Florida. Democrats will vote on December 12. (UPI Photo/Ron Bennett/Files)
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