Louisville, KY. (AP) - Vice President Joe Biden remembered his
longtime colleague Sen. Robert Byrd as a tough, compassionate
leader who was dedicated to making life better for the people of
Speaking at an event in Louisville, Biden said Byrd was the dean
of the Senate, and said the body will be a lesser place following
his death early Monday.
Byrd, the longest serving member of the Senate, died at the age
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