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  • Weekend super action: Byrd makes it 7-3, Obama

     
    One week after Barack Obama was beaten in West Virginia, that state's Sen. Robert Byrd -- longest serving member of the US Senate -- endorses him. Byrd, who voted against the Iraq War when Clinton voted to authorize it,......
  • Kennedy falls ill at luncheon

    U.S. Sen. Edward Kennedy (D-Mass.) was taken from the Congressional luncheon after falling ill. Speaking at the luncheon a few minutes later, President Obama offered his prayers for the senator and his family. In addition to Kennedy falling ill, CNN...
  • Kennedy diagnosed with brain tumor

     
    by Matthew Hay Brown Sen. Edward M. Kennedy has been diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor after suffering a seizure over the weekend, according to doctors at Massachusetts General Hospital. His prognosis remains unknown, pending further tests. The...
  • Kennedy undergoing tests after seizure

     
    Caroline Kennedy, daughter of President Kennedy, arrives at Massachusetts General Hospital Saturday afternoon. AP/Winslow Townson by James Oliphant Updated with Harry Reid remarks. Sen. Edward Kennedy remains in a Boston hospital Saturday afternoon...
  • Sen. Kennedy seizure shocks nation

     
    by Jill Zuckman Sen. Edward Kennedy's seizure and emergency helicopter flight from Cape Cod to Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston on Saturday morning sparked an outpouring of emotion and concern for the liberal icon of the Democratic Party. Although...
  • Supers: Three more for Obama

     
    After, Sen. Robert Byrd, Obama adds another three superdelegates this afternoon: Alaskans Cindy Spanyers and Blake Johnson, and Kansas Democratic chair Larry Gates.......
  • Barack Obama's inauguration: 'We must pick ourselves up'

    WASHINGTON — Barack Hussein Obama took his place as the 44th president of the United States under a bright winter sky on Tuesday, painting this perilous national moment in unsparing terms and exhorting Americans to respond by taking greater...
  • President, VP Honor Longtime Senator Robert Byrd at Memorial

    President, VP Honor Longtime Senator Robert Byrd at Memorial
    CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- President Barack Obama and thousands of ordinary West Virginians honored the late Robert C. Byrd at a memorial service in the late senator's home state Friday. With the president, Vice President Joe Biden and other dignitaries on...
  • West Virginia Sen. Robert Byrd Dead At 92

    West Virginia Sen. Robert Byrd Dead At 92
    Sen. Robert Byrd of West Virginia, a fiery orator versed in the classics and a hard-charging power broker who steered billions of federal dollars to the state of his Depression-era upbringing, died Monday. He was 92. A spokesman for the family, Jesse...
  • Crews Begin Removing Bodies From West Virginia Coal Mine

    Crews Begin Removing Bodies From West Virginia Coal Mine
    Crews on Saturday began the bleak task of carrying bodies out of a coal mine shattered by an explosion that left 29 men dead, only hours after families' hopes were crushed when they found out none of the workers survived. It had been an excruciating week...