WASHINGTON, DC—Following the passing of U.S. Senator Robert Byrd (D-WV), U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) released the following statement:
“Senator Robert Byrd has not only been an institution in the Senate over the last fifty years, he also made it his charge to protect its integrity and document its history.
“Senator Byrd always put the interests of his constituents and his state of West Virginia first.
“Terese and I will keep Senator Byrd and his family in our prayers.”