Replacing Senator Byrd
The Washington Post’s Chris Cillizza has the details. I will try and get Cillizza for today’s show to discuss the impact on the 2010 senate elections –if any– of the passing of the West Virginia senator, whose life and career is profiled here.
Most senators vanish without a ripple or a memory longer than next week. Byrd is one of the very rare ones who will merit study and, regardless of your political views, will be discussed at least within the Chamber for as long as its debates continue.