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Byrd very good word in W.Va.

Jan 14, 2020 - Tampa Bay Times
Board and Executive Moves

At American Legion Post 13, the people have gathered to honor the conquering hero returned with his spoils. Yellow ribbons and red, white and blue bunting decorate the hall. A soloist glides through How Great Thou Art. A prayer is said and country-fried steaks are eaten. Then comes the warrior: Sen. Robert C. Byrd, whose success in the political battlefields of Washington is measured in the millions of dollars.

As chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, Byrd has promised to be ...