Byrd unseats Hayden as longest-serving congressman - East Valley Tribune: Nation / World

Byrd unseats Hayden as longest-serving congressman

Posted: Wednesday, November 18, 2009 9:30 am

Sen. Robert Byrd, D-W.Va., left, is now the longest-serving member of either house of Congress, replacing Sen. Carl Hayden, D-Ariz., right, seen meeting with President John F. Kennedy in 1961 at the age of 83.

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