Senator Daniel Inouye
through Associated Press' lens
Newly re-elected Senate Minority leader Robert Byrd of W. Va., center, talks with reporters during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 12, 1984 after defeating Sen. Lawton Chiles of Fla., in a bid for the position. Sen. Alan Cranston of Calif., left, and Sen. Daniel Inouye of Hawaii look on during the news conference. Cranston, the Democratic Whip, and Inouye, the secretary of the caucus, both retained their positions without opposition.