Leahy waves a copy of the U.S. Constitution, in memory of the late Sen. Byrd at the beginning of Kagan's confirmation hearing

 
Leahy waves a copy of the U.S. Constitution, in memory of the late Sen. Byrd at the beginning of Kagan
U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy waves a copy of the U.S. Constitution, in memory of the late Sen. Robert Byrd (D-WV), at the beginning of Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan's confirmation hearing in Washington June 28, 2010. Byrd, the longest serving member in the history of the U. S. Congress, who always carried a copy of the U.S. Constitution with him, died earlier in the day. REUTERS/Jason Reed (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS CRIME LAW)