Six Choice Moments Of Sen. Robert Byrd's Career

Sen. Robert Byrd (D-WV) will soon turn 92, and he's the longest serving member of Congress in U.S. history. Over at The Atlantic Wire, John Hudson has six memorable moments of Byrd's career, including his rant against Michael Vick, his taking on of Code Pink (he says he opposed the war "before you were ever born"), his use of the N word to refer to white people in a pitch for racial solidarity, falling asleep on the Senate floor, his telling of why he was wrong on civil rights in 1964, and his speech urging Congress not to authorize the invasion of Iraq.