The casket of the late Sen. Robert C. Byrd, West Virginia Democrat, is carried by a military honor guard funeral detail up the Senate steps during arrival ceremonies at the U.S. Capitol on Thursday, July 1, 2010 in Washington.   UPI/Bill O'Leary/POOL

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The casket of the late Sen. Robert C. Byrd, West Virginia Democrat, is carried by a military honor guard funeral detail up the Senate steps during arrival ceremonies at the U.S. Capitol on Thursday, July 1, 2010 in Washington. UPI/Bill O'Leary/POOL