A U.S. military honor guard carries the casket of the late U.S. Senator Robert Byrd (D-WV) after he lay in repose on Capitol Hill in Washington

 
A U.S. military honor guard carries the casket of the late U.S. Senator Robert Byrd (D-WV) after he lay in repose on Capitol Hill in Washington
A U.S. military honor guard carries the casket of the late U.S. Senator Robert Byrd (D-WV) after he lay in repose on Capitol Hill in Washington, July 1, 2010. Byrd, first elected in 1952 died on Monday at the age of 92. He was the longest serving member of Congress. REUTERS/Jim Young (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS OBITUARY)