Sen. Robert Byrd’s knowledge of Senate history and precedent laced his floor speeches, informed his strategy as a party leader, and was an encyclopedic resource to his colleagues.
First elected to Congress in 1952, Sen. Robert Byrd has an encyclopedic knowledge of Senate rules and legislative history dating back to Roman times. On Wednesday, he became the longest-serving member of Congress.
Philosopher-author Alain de Botton asks: Why do we work?
Superdelegates, or party professionals, could play a decisive role in the outcome of the Democratic race.