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Family, friends and employees are saying farewell to Sen. Robert C. Byrd at his funeral at Arlington National Cemetery on Tuesday morning.
Sen. Robert C. Byrd, the longest-serving senator in history, often told his colleagues that he loved them, but he loved the Senate more. Fittingly, that's where Washington will bid him farewell on Thursday when his body will lie in repose before being returned home to West Virginia for a public funeral.
Sen. Robert C. Byrd, the longest-serving member of Congress in history, known for his rhetorical flourish, his devotion to his home state of West Virginia and his fierce defense of the legislative branch's constitutional primacy in American government, died Monday morning at the age of 92.