Landrieu Praises Byrd's Work as Appropriations Committee Chairman

Sen. Mary LandrieuMary LandrieuTrump’s implosion could cost GOP in Louisiana Senate race Louisiana needs Caroline Fayard as its new senator La. Senate contender books seven-figure ad buy MORE (D-La.) extolled the work that Sen. Robert Byrd (D-W.Va.) has done for her state as chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee.

Landrieu, also a member of the committee, has credited Byrd with helping her secure billions in aid for Louisiana after hurricanes ravaged the state in 2005.

See Landrieu's statement below.

"Senator Byrd