File photo shows U.S. Senator Byrd speaking in Washington

 
File photo shows U.S. Senator Byrd speaking in Washington
U.S. Senator Robert Byrd (D-WV) speaks in Washington, in this April 25, 2005 file photo. Byrd, who evolved from a segregationist to a civil rights advocate in becoming the longest serving member ever of the Congress, died on June 28, 2010, a spokesman for the West Virginia Democrat said. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque/Files (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS PROFILE IMAGES THE DAY OBITUARY)