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  1. Here's why the House has to vote again on the tax billRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2017 | YourErie

    ... Care Act, also known as Obamacare, earlier this year. The Byrd rule is named after the late Democratic Sen. Robert Byrd of West Virginia, who came up with the rule to stop either side from abusing the reconciliation process and trying to use it to ...


  2. Why the House needs to vote again on the tax billRead the original story

    Dec 19, 2017 | Fox News

    ... bill to President Trump to sign. It's because of the "Byrd Rule," named after late Senate Majority Leader Robert Byrd (D-WV). Under budget reconciliation, the Byrd rule mandates legislation only deal with only fiscal issues, The evaluation of of ...


  3. The House Has to Revote on the Tax Bill Because It Broke the Byrd Rule. What Is the Byrd Rule?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2017 |

    ... colleagues forgot to comply with the rules of the Senate. Named after former Sen. Robert Byrd (D-W.Va.), the Byrd Rule, also known as the Byrd Act, can be invoked to stop the Senate from considering "extraneous" additions to ...


  4. West Virginia: A Case Study in TrumpismRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2017 | The Washington Monthly

    ... in 2010, a year that brought us a red tidal wave. Because it was a special election to fill the seat of Sen. Robert Byrd, he had to run again in 2012. Manchin won that race by 24 points, even as Obama lost the state by almost 30 points. I say all of ...


  5. Tax Bill's Cost Could Hit $2.2 Trillion Over Next DecadeRead the original story

    Dec 19, 2017 | Common Dreams

    ... the deficit in any year after 2027 (which derives from the Senate's Byrd rules, named after former Senator Robert Byrd.) Republican leaders then chose to make the bill's corporate tax cuts permanent, which costs far more than the revenues that the ...


  6. Buckley's 'Republic of Virtue' Chronicles America's Fight for IntegrityRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2017 | News Max

    ... dollars to their local districts through "earmarks" Did you know, for example - I didn't - that there over fifty Robert Byrd Centers "for This or That" in West Virginia? Earmarks are a way spending federal money without interference from the ...


  7. Bill Lewis: You mean they aren't all statesmen/women?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2017 |

    ... 2,000 people who have raised their hands and sworn to uphold the Constitution as members of the U.S. Senate. Robert Byrd of West Virginia holds the record for time on the job, having been in office for 51 years, 5 months, and 26 days. Most of the ...


  8. Senate parliamentarian: Thou shalt not repeal the Johnson Amendment by reconciliationRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2017 | Hot Air

    ... no Democratic votes. But it also comes with constraints, namely the Byrd rule. That law, named for the late Sen. Robert Byrd (D., W. Va.), prevents reconciliation bills from containing provisions that aren't primarily fiscal in nature on a ...


  9. Maybe We Should Call the Byrd Rule the - Byrd Suggestion'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2017 | Bloomberg

    ... are on the endangered species list right now." this Bloomberg QuickTake explains, it's named after the late Robert Byrd, who represented West Virginia in the Senate from 1959 to 2010, making him the longest-serving senator in history. (He was also a ...


  10. Rep. Conyers retires, joins list of longest-serving congressmen and senatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2017 | Fox News

    ... 2015 and remains in the public eye. He is active on Twitter with an account boasting of more 196,000 followers. Robert Byrd 's political career included stints in both congressional chambers -- and he holds the record for the longest term in the ...


  11. Mid-Ohio Valley Regional Airport manager talks developmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2017 |

    ... airport as being a part of the economic development of the area. Years ago, Kelly said, he talked to U.S. Sen. Robert Byrd, D-W.Va., about a road being built in the state. Kelly said he thought it was a little much for what the state needed. "I do ...


  12. Drilling in Alaska Refuge Threatened by Late Senator's ProtocolRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2017 | Bloomberg

    ... Byrd rule, according to congressional aides. That rule, named after former West Virginia Democratic Senator Robert Byrd, is designed to limit fast-track budget procedures to provisions that can be shown to be mainly fiscal in nature. While its fate ...


  13. Robert Byrd Would Be 100 Today, but in Some Ways He Lives OnRead the original story

    Nov 20, 2017 | The Washington Monthly

    Senator Robert Byrd of West Virginia would have been one hundred years old today, so it seems like a good time to look back on his career and think about how he is still relevant in our present era. Ira Shapiro has done that in an excellent piece that traces Byrd from his 1917 birth in South Carolina to his death in 2010.


  14. The aftermath of the '70s and '80s coming home to roostRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2017 | American Thinker

    ... we can use basic standards of morality and judgment. It is interesting that just seven years ago, Senator Robert Byrd (D-W.Va.) was honored by his peers even while having been a member and official of the Ku Klux Klan, a group that specialized in ...


  15. Tom DeLay on GOP Tax Plan: 'Could Have Been a Lot Better'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2017 | News Max

    ... and we will connect you right away to your cable operator! Written by former West Virginia Democratic Sen. Robert Byrd and passed in 1990, the rule allows senators during the budget reconciliation process to block legislation if it could possibly ...


  16. The Economics of Permanent Corporate Rate Cuts Must Outweigh the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2017 | Tax Foundation

    ... and comported with an internal Senate rule, the Byrd Rule. This rule, named after the late West Virginia Senator Robert Byrd, prohibits tax and spending bills from increasing the federal deficit beyond the ten-year budget window. The Byrd Rule is ...


  17. US House committee passes Mooney bill on coal regulationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    ... financial regulatory law after being introduced by then-Sen. Jay Rockefeller, D-W.Va., and late Democratic Sen. Robert Byrd. Alex Thomas joined MetroNews in January 2017 as a reporter/anchor. He holds bachelor's degrees in political science and ...


  18. What You Need to Know About the Byrd RuleRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2017 | Bloomberg

    The overhaul of the U.S. tax code, which Republicans in Congress are hoping to pass by the end of 2017, is being shaped by an arcane Senate rule crafted by a lawmaker who's been dead for seven years. The Byrd rule, named for Robert Byrd, a Democratic senator who represented West Virginia for 51 years, governs the budget process that Republicans are using for tax reform.


  19. Exhibit to celebrate Sen. Byrd's birthdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2017 | Williamson Daily News Online

    An information-rich traveling exhibit celebrating the life and career of Sen. Robert C. Byrd that opened in April 2016 at the Robert C. Byrd Center for Congressional History and Education in Shepherdstown and has traveled to 21 West Virginia venues and to Washington, D.C., twice during the past 19 months, concludes its tour starting Friday, Nov.


  20. The GOP is in a civil war, and Mitch McConnell is making it worseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2017 | Washington Examiner

    ... is it impossible. Past Senate leaders such as Sens. Mike Mansfield, D-Mont.; Everett Dirksen, R-Ill.; and Robert Byrd, D-W.Va., could do so in similar, if not even more challenging, situations. These leaders succeeded by facilitating the ...