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  1. Robert C. Byrd exhibit coming to Wheeling Jesuit UniversityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 15 | O-R Online

    WHEELING, W.Va. – The 100th birthday of the late U.S. Sen. Robert C. Byrd happens this year, and a traveling exhibit commemorating Byrd's life and career is coming to Wheeling Jesuit University this month.

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  2. The racism inquisition over Jeff SessionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 12 | The Hill

    ... among politicians or pundits, to brand Holder a bigot unfit for office. Then there's late Democrat Sen. Robert Byrd of West Virginia. Once an "Exalted Cyclops" in the KKK, he wrote during his younger years, "I shall never fight in the armed forces ...

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  3. The NAACP Stoops to New Low with Jeff Sessions Sit - The ...Read the original story

    Monday Jan 2 | The Coastal Courier

    ... a leadership capacity in the hate group. So, I find it quite ironic that when former West Virginia U.S. Senator Robert Byrd died in 2010, the NAACP "mourned" his death. Byrd was not only a member of the KKK, but he also served as Exalted Cyclops, ...

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  4. Can the Senate bring bipartisanship back to Capitol Hill?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 10 | The Hill

    ... delayed MORE , has taken an approach based on the idea that success must involve both sides of the aisle. Robert Byrd, who represented West Virginia for more than 50 years, often observed that senators exercise two great rights on behalf of their ...

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  5. Amnesty-Loving Liberals Bear A 30-Year Grudge Against Jeff SessionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 9 | The Daily Caller

    ... but much more recent comments by people like Harry Reid and Joe Biden ? In fact, 30 years after the late Sen. Robert Byrd (D- W.Va.) said he would rather die "than to see this beloved land of ours become degraded by race mongrels, a throwback to the ...

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  6. Another part of Obamacare that Republicans might try to save: minersa black lung benefitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 9 | The Miami Herald

    ... and can prove it has resulted in a respiratory impairment. The provision, named for the late West Virginia Sen. Robert Byrd, also guarantees black lung benefits for miners' widows. It was made part of President Barack Obama's signature health care ...

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  7. Six sites to host traveling exhibiton life, legacy of Sen. Robert C. Byrd -Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 8 | Logan Banner

    SHEPHERDSTOWN,W.Va. - The Robert C. Byrd Center for Congressional History and Education is announcing six new sites in early 2017 for its traveling exhibit, "Robert C. Byrd: Senator, Statesman, West Virginian."

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  8. McCrory's portrait debuts as he leaves officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 31 | HeraldSun.com

    ... project. Neal had previously painted portraits of former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, U.S. Sen. Robert Byrd and actor Morgan Freeman. The painting was paid for with private donations, according to Cary Cox, a spokeswoman for the ...

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  9. How Liberal Democrats Institutionalized White SupremacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 30 | American Thinker

    ... voting were not banned until the 1965 Voting Rights Act. The 1964 Civil Rights Act was filibustered by Senator Robert Byrd , who was an active KKK leader and recruiter. The KKK was started after the Civil War to intimidate blacks and keep them from ...

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  10. L. Brent Bozell IIIRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 28 | Jewish World Review

    ... Zero. To beat a dead horse, just how concerned was the Times about the Ku Klux Klan membership of the late Sen. Robert Byrd? The Washington Post headline was "For Jeff Sessions, history is inescapable." That's unintentionally hilarious. The Post has ...

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  11. Boy Scouts support daily Amtrak service for National Jamboree in WV next summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 26 | West Virginia Metro

    ... email. "The current tri-weekly Cardinal service was brought back from the dead in 1981 by West Virginia Senator Robert Byrd, so it seems appropriate that West Virginia is taking a leading role in working with Amtrak and the host railroads, CSX, to ...

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  12. Dems dislike strategy because it worksRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 25 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... Aug. 28, 2010, special primary election to fill the U.S. Senate vacancy created by the death of the late Sen. Robert Byrd. Hechler was in our office, explaining his candidacy. He had to have known he couldn't win the Senate race. Hechler was an ...

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  13. Manchin Committee Appointment A Potential Boost For ReelectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | The Daily Caller

    ... Capito, a Republican, on the committee that was chaired for years under former West Virginia Democratic Sen. Robert Byrd. Byrd, who passed away in 2010, frequently used his post to guide federal funding to his poverty stricken state, which often ...

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  14. Trump a master of bully pulpitRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2016 | The Inter-Mountain

    ... Aug. 28, 2010, special primary election to fill the U.S. Senate vacancy created by the death of the late Sen. Robert Byrd. Hechler was in our office, explaining his candidacy. He had to have known he couldn't win the Senate race. Hechler was an ...

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  15. Hechler Dies at 102Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2016 | Tyler Star News

    ... Hechler's campaign was in 2010 when he ran for U.S. Senate in the special election to succeed the late Senator Robert Byrd, running in the primary against then Governor Joe Manchin. "He knew it was a race he could not win, but insisted his candidacy ...

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  16. Manchin to stay in the Senate despite Cabinet speculationRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2016 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... election. Manchin came to the Senate in 2010 after a special election to fill the seat of Democratic senator Robert Byrd, and as one of only a handful of moderate Democrats, has served as a bridge between the two parties in the upper chamber. In a ...

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  17. McElhinny: 20 years of upward trajectory for Capito and friendsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2016 | West Virginia Metro

    ... needed time to raise three children. She leaped into a West Virginia political landscape dominated by Democrats: Robert Byrd and Jay Rockefeller in the U.S. Senate, Democrats in all of West Virginia's congressional seats and Democratic majorities in ...

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  18. Racism: The Left's last refugeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | The Hill

    ... to falsely demonizing Clinton. Trump could have reminded voters that Hillary Clinton once called Senator Robert Byrd , a former KKK recruiter, her "friend and mentor." He could have berated Clinton for receiving the endorsement of the KKK Grand ...

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  19. Trump Must Cancel America's Participation In All UN Global Warming ScaresRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2016 | The Daily Caller

    ... agreements in which developing countries are not held to similar standards as America. Led by the late Senator Robert Byrd (D-WV), congressional representatives from across the aisle agreed in the Byrd-Hagel Resolution that: "the United States ...

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  20. Trump should withdraw fromcomplete UN climate conventionRead the original story

    Dec 2, 2016 | Williamson Daily News Online

    ... agreements in which developing countries are not held to similar standards as America. Led by the late Senator Robert Byrd (D-WV), congressional representatives from across the aisle agreed in the Byrd-Hagel Resolution that: "the United States ...

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