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  1. A Glimpse Back at the Old SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2017 | The Washington Monthly

    ... majority leader for reaching this conclusion. I share the feelings of my friend from West Virginia [Sen. Robert Byrd] that this is an act, really, of true statesmanship. I believe those who have not agreed should help us make it work because it will ...

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  2. 'Byrd Rule' Determinations Force 60 Votes On Many Senate Health Care Bill ProvisionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2017 | Plunderbund

    ... Planned Parenthood" violate the Byrd Rule, named for long-time but now deceased West Virginia U.S. Senator Robert Byrd, that prohibit the Senate from "considering extraneous matter as part of a reconciliation bill or resolution or conference report ...

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  3. Who knew Senate health bill debate could be so complicated?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2017 | Medical News

    ... the underlying ACA replacement bill and its amendments must comply with the "Byrd Rule," named for former Sen. Robert Byrd (D-W.Va.), which prohibits language that is "extraneous" to the federal budget from being included in the bill. In practice ...

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  4. GOP "Klan Post" Riles DemocratsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2017 | FITSNews

    ... Klux Klan (KKK) hood. Wait weren't Democrats affiliated with the KKK? Um, yes . Remember the late U.S. Senator Robert Byrd of West Virginia? He was an "exalted cyclops" in the organization for crying out loud. In fact earlier this year U.S. Senator ...

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  5. Trump weighs new punishments for his teamRead the original story

    Jul 24, 2017 | Fox News

    On the roster: Trump weighs new punishments for his team - Kushner says he has 'nothing to hide' on Russia - Trump to revive pitch for ObamaCare cuts bill - Dems unveil 'better deal' message - A bag for a bag TRUMP WEIGHS NEW PUNISHMENTS FOR HIS TEAM For more than a generation, most West Virginians only knew two U.S. senators: Jennings Randolph and, of course, Robert Byrd . Given the centrality of government to West Virginia's economy and daily life, doing business in the Mountain State meant winning the favor of those men.

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  6. GOP race benefits ManchinRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2017 | The Inter-Mountain

    ... a No one plays both sides of the fence better than the incumbent. He takes his cue on that from the late Sen. Robert Byrd, D-W.Va. Manchin appeals to both conservative Democrats and some Republicans. That's a winning coalition. a Negative ...

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  7. Planned Parenthood May Have Just Been Saved By This Obscure Senate RuleRead the original story

    Jul 21, 2017 | Mother Jones

    ... Senate. Republicans currently only hold 52 of the Senate's seats. The Byrd Rule, named after Democratic Senator Robert Byrd, states that any legislation that directly affects the federal budget by decreasing spending or increasing revenue can be ...

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  8. Senate Parliamentarian May Have Dealt the Last, No-Kidding-Final, Blow To TrumpcareRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2017 | New York Magazine

    ... of provisions have run afoul of the parliamentarian's so-called "Byrd Bath," a review (named after the late Sen. Robert Byrd) designed to ensure that budget bills stick to dictates that have an impact on the budget. On the wonky side of the ledger, ...

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  9. Senate Referee Rejects Key Pieces Of Repeal Bill, Dealing Major Blow To GOPRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2017 | Switched

    ... - otherwise it is subject to 60 votes. (This is called the "Byrd Rule," named after former Democratic Sen. Robert Byrd of West Virginia.) The parliamentarian is the arbiter of those rules. If the parliamentarian decides a provision does not conform ...

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  10. Public Health: Byrd Bath: Seven Provisions That Could Disappear From the Senate Health BillRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2017 | The New York Times

    ... and which must be removed from the bill. That process is known in the Senate as the Byrd Bath, named for Senator Robert Byrd of West Virginia, who was the chief sponsor of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974, the bill that established the ...

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  11. This Woman Could Stop The Senate Health Care BillRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2017 | Yahoo!

    ... violate the rules of budget reconciliation, in particular the "Byrd Rule," named for its author, the late Sen. Robert Byrd (D-W.Va.). That rule requires that everything in the bill pertain directly to the federal budget. The idea is to prevent ...

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  12. McConnell allies confident in healthcare winRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2017 | The Hill

    ... known as the "Byrd bath." One Senate aide familiar with the process says the Byrd bath - named after late Sen. Robert Byrd (D-W.Va.), who established the six-part test for determining whether legislation is eligible to pass with a simple majority - ...

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  13. MSNBC, CBS imply that Scalise kind of had it comngRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2017 | American Thinker

    ... that we've all been forced to sort of ignore on race," Reid said. Funny, I don't recall anybody targeting Sen. Robert Byrd because of his history on race or even bringing up in any memoriam after his death. Unlike Byrd, Scalise was not a former ...

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  14. Congressional Budget Office Releases Report on American Health Care ActRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2017 | JD Supra

    ... budget reconciliation requirements, referred to as the "Byrd rule" and named for its author, the late Senator Robert Byrd (D-WV). The "Byrd rule" specifies that only provisions relating to the deficit reduction goals of the budget reconciliation ...

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  15. Roxie H. White, 73Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2017 | The Daily News-Record

    ... She spent her early career as a congressional aide in Washington, D.C., most notably for the late U.S. Sen. Robert Byrd of West Virginia. In the 1970s, she moved to Williamsburg to manage the Fort Magruder Inn, then owned by her family. In 1982, she ...

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  16. Sen. Byrd exhibit to open in RipleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Mayor Carolyn Rader and the Robert C. Byrd Center for Congressional History and Education welcome the community to the opening of a traveling exhibit celebrating the life and career of Sen. Robert C. Byrd at 4 p.m. June 29 at the Interstate-77 Auto Group Chevrolet Showroom. Honoring the 100th Anniversary of the birth of Byrd, the Robert C. Byrd Center for Congressional History and Education has created a traveling exhibit, The exhibit is touring the state of West Virginia to culminate with a celebration of Byrd's 100th birthday in November at the state Capitol.

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  17. Senators Continue Negotiations on American Health Care ActRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | JD Supra

    ... with "Byrd rule" requirements for budget reconciliation legislation. Named for its author, the late Senator Robert Byrd (D-WV), the "Byrd rule" disallows "extraneous matter" from being included in a reconciliation bill. "Extraneous matter" broadly ...

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  18. Lib Senator Al Franken Cancels Bill Maher Appearance Amid...Read the original story

    Jun 6, 2017 | Scared Monkeys

    ... Murphy for that fact. Who finds it fascinating that the Democrat party had no problem electing for year, Sen. Robert Byrd from West Virginia, a former member of the KKK and Exalted Cyclops , yet what Maher said is just completely wrong? A ...

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  19. Diridon: Dianne Feinstein is a giant of the U.S. Senate and should stay thereRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein is one of the true legislative giants of our time. Why in the world would we not be clamoring for her to use her remarkable intellect, experience and natural tenacity as long as possible to benefit our beleaguered state during these complex and stridden times? Is she less worthy than other giants of the Senate such as Robert Byrd , Daniel Inouye , John Stennis , Patrick Leahy and so on? The giants of our past such as Clay, Calhoun, La Follette and others were all quite senior during their most productive periods of public service.

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  20. It seems WorldNetDaily is not done misunderstanding...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2017 | ConWebBlog

    It seems WorldNetDaily is not done misunderstanding why monuments to the Confederacy are being removed. Brent Smith first uses his May 22 column to throw out the distraction of Robert Byrd: When I heard that these and many other monuments were being taken down for the same reason, the first thing that came to mind was the late Democrat icon Robert "Sheets" Byrd .

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