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West Virginia's senator Robert Byrd has died in 92 year old Democrat was hospitalized over the weekend with severe dehydration and heat exhaustion.
He was the longest serving member of congress ever.
He'd been in the senate since 1959.
And served six years and House of Representatives before that.
Not expected to affect the democrats' majority in the senate because west Virginia's democratic governor is expected to name another Democrat to replace him.
But it could delay a vote on the financial regulatory reform.
-- -- without -- it may be hard to get the sixty votes needed senator Robert -- passing away this morning the age of 92.
Big -- world leaders try to have it both ways that the G-20 summit larger countries agreeing to cut their deficits in half by 2013.
But there will also follow through with current stimulus -- President Obama had warned about the dangers of cutting stimulus too soon.
What we have to recognize is that the recovery is still fragile.
That we still have more work to do to make this recovery durable.
But we also have to recognize that if markets are skittish and don't have confidence that we can tackle the tough problems of our medium and long term.
Debt and deficits.
Then that also has been undermined.
-- -- Most other countries especially in Europe want to be more aggressive in tackling their debts.
-- German chancellor Angela Markel was pushing spending cuts and tax increases.
There -- a look at your other top stories BP once again responding to market rumors.
A company spokesman saying Tony Hayward will remain the CEO and no changes under discussion.
This rumor apparently getting started -- Russia that country's deputy prime minister reportedly said Haywood would resign and name a successor today.
BP stock -- in premarket trading Goldman Sachs ordered to pay twenty million point six.
Twenty point six million dollars to defrauding investors financial regulators holding -- -- libel in a Ponzi scheme pulled off.
By the cold that's -- you hedge funds.
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