The casket containing the remains of Sen. Robert C. Byrd, West Virginia Democrat, is carried up the Senate steps on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, July 1, 2010. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Photo by: Carolyn Kaster

The casket containing the remains of Sen. Robert C. Byrd, West Virginia Democrat, is carried up the Senate steps on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, July 1, 2010. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)