WASHINGTON - JULY 01: (2010 YEAR IN PICTURES PACKAGE) A U.S. Military District of Washington honor guard carries Sen. Robert Byrd's flag-draped casket out of the U.S. Capitol July 1, 2010 in ... more 
WASHINGTON - JULY 01: (2010 YEAR IN PICTURES PACKAGE) A U.S. Military District of Washington honor guard carries Sen. Robert Byrd's flag-draped casket out of the U.S. Capitol July 1, 2010 in Washington, DC. Byrd, a Democrat from West Virginia, was a Senator for 51 years and a member of the House for 6, making him the longest-serving member of the Senate and Congress in U.S. history. Byrd lay in repose inside the Senate chamber for six hours Thursday before being taken to West Virginia for memorial services. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) less 
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