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  1. Democrat Governor's Association Makes Amazing Discoveries About WV Gov. Jim JusticeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2017 | RedState

    ... yellow dog. This is the state where 60% of all public structures are named after (thankfully) deceased Senator Robert Byrd whose animatronic corpse now gives lap dances in the federally funded and perpetually maintained Robert C. Byrd Memorial ...

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  2. Guest Column: Government waste is alive and wellRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2017 | Yuma Sun

    ... "All they are is a bunch of psychopaths." Legendary glutton and the late "King of Pork," Democratic Senator Robert Byrd, whose name humbly adorns countless West Virginia government buildings, parks, rest stops and likely more than a few outhouses, ...

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  3. Government waste thrivingRead the original story

    Aug 1, 2017 | The Daily Record

    ... "All they are is a bunch of psychopaths." Legendary glutton and the late "King of Pork," Democratic Senator Robert Byrd, whose name humbly adorns countless West Virginia government buildings, parks, rest stops and likely more than a few outhouses, ...

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  4. Why Joe Manchin Is Drawing Top-Tier GOP ChallengersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2017 | Real Clear Politics

    ... He bested his opponent by 10 points during the Republican wave of 2010 (winning a special election to succeed Robert Byrd, who died in office), and before that he won the governorship twice. Despite Donald Trump's 42-point victory in the Mountain ...

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  5. McCain has elevated countryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2017 | Altoona Mirror

    ... for his deep intellectualism (like the late Daniel Patrick Moynihan) nor for his soaring rhetoric (like the late Robert Byrd), nor for his mastery of the inside game of legislation (like former Sen. Robert J. Dole). He was, and is, a ...

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  6. 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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  7. '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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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