Sen. Robert Byrd, 92, 'seriously ill' in hospital

robert-byrd-getty.jpg Robert Byrd, the 92-year-old senator from West Virgnia, is hospitalized and "seriously ill," his office says.

Byrd, a Democrat who's the longest-serving member of Congress ever, was hospitalized late last week with what was believed to be heat exhaustion and dehydration, but a statement from his office says "other conditions have developed which has resulted in his condition being described as 'serious.'"