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Edward Kennedy

Schwarzenegger: Martha Coakley Shouldn't Have Tried To Assume The Kennedy Legacy

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, in Washington seeking more federal aid for California to help deal with state's budget crisis, said today that Massachuset...

Re Brown's Victory, Message to Obama: Making Nice Doesn't Work, Time to Play Hardball!

Michael Russnow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Russnow

We have a president who understands the politics of campaigning but not the politics of governing.

Is Massachusetts the New California?

Charles Feldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Charles Feldman

So what happens now in California? I think it would be foolish for just about any Democratic politician in this state to be too smug about their political future.

Massachusetts Shows the Timidity of Hope Won't Cut It

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

The Obama Administration has cut far too many deals with the same corporate special interests that have dominated Washington since the Reagan years.

SLIDESHOW: Kennedy Wisdom In Esquire

Esquire | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Marking the end of a 70-year dynasty: wisdom and advice from JFK, RFK, and Ted, much of it recently uncovered, surprising, and as you've rarely heard ...

Martha Coakley Blamed By Dems For Close Race In Massachusetts

The Washington Post | Chris Cillizza | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Massachusetts isn't the likeliest backdrop for Republicans to begin their long climb back to a Senate majority. Democrats control both of the state's ...

Halftime At The Healthcare Reform Superbowl

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

A football locker room. Hundreds of Democrats are sitting on benches, to hear Coach's halftime pep talk in the Health Care Reform Superbowl. Some appear exhausted, some appear battered.

Pres. Obama: Don't Make This Veto Mistake

Robert J. Spitzer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert J. Spitzer

Mr. President, the advice you received on how to veto this bill was fatally defective. Yes, some of your predecessors have used this gambit, but it's an affront to the Constitution, it's unnecessary, and it thwarts the separation of powers.

Call for Coakley: How Three Votes Can Tip an Election

Paul Loeb | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Loeb

Martha Coakley may not be a great campaigner, but she's worked and voted for the same causes Ted Kennedy did, while her opponent, Scott Brown, is a right wing Republican who's opposed everything Kennedy ever stood for.

Hypocrisy in Massachusetts

Sandy Maisel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sandy Maisel

The argument over Kennedy's Massachusetts Senate seat has all of the maturity of a grade school playground fight -- "You did it to me, so I can do it right back!"

Kennedy Memoir e-Book Delayed

AP | HILLEL ITALIE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

NEW YORK -E-book fans will have to wait for a download of Sen. Ted Kennedy's memoir. "True Compass," one of the year's most anticipated books, is sch...

True Compass: Kennedy Recounts Decision To Endorse Obama In Autobiography

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Below is an exclusive excerpt from "True Compass," the autobiography of the late Senator Edward M. Kennedy, in book stores on Monday. In the early m...

Faith Is About Redemption: The Life of Ted Kennedy

Jim Wallis | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jim Wallis

Ted Kennedy was the classic American success story who, though sorely tested by adversity and plagued by his own moral shortcomings, found a way to overcome his personal flaws and pain to achieve extraordinary things.

Learning To Go With The Flow: What Ted Kennedy, Michael Jackson, And The Buddha Have To Teach Us About Resistance

Dr. Cara Barker | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Cara Barker

Just putting the names Ted Kennedy, Michael Jackson, and Buddha in the same title might seem like quite a tossed salad. In a way, it's true. And, ye...

Health Care Reform & Abortion: Separating Fact From Fiction

Rachel Laser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rachel Laser

Our careful read of the current health care reform bills reveals that the legislation successfully strikes a delicate moral balance. While the proposal is indeed in many regards "abortion neutral," it arguably does moreto expand options for pro-life Americans than for pro-choice Americans.

Where Is the Right Wing's Christian Forgiveness When It Comes to Ted Kennedy?

Joanne Bamberger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joanne Bamberger

Apparently, many on the political right are without sin, because they wasted no time after Senator Ted Kennedy's death to start casting as many stones as possible.

I Used to Be a Fatalist! Perhaps I Have a Choice?

Lisa Guest | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lisa Guest

I'm beginning to see the error in my ways and how a dark overview has robbed my life of much joy and possible adventure.

My One and Only Kennedy Funeral

Andrew Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andrew Cohen

The lesson for Ted Kennedy was a simple one: never, ever give up because if you last long enough things can come around.

What a Long, Strange, Thoroughly Obnoxious Trip It's Been

Chez Pazienza | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Chez Pazienza

Never in the history of this country has there been a generation that's cast a longer shadow without really having done anything to earn it than the children of the 60s.

Ted Kennedy's Foreign Policy Idealism

Taylor Marsh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Taylor Marsh

Domestic issues pervaded Teddy's mission, but also his image at home. However, he was intensely interested and engaged in world matters.

Edward Kennedy's Passing -- A Window of Opportunity

Mark Goulston, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Goulston, M.D.

It is 10:30 AM EDT on Saturday, August 29. As many of you, I am watching the funeral service of Senator Edward Kennedy. I am aware that you and I are also looking at a window of opportunity.

Senator Kennedy and the Animated Discourse of Liberty

Pat Nolan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Pat Nolan

The patriot Sam Adams celebrated the "animated discourse of liberty." Neither Kennedy nor his staff disrespected my own strongly held views on abortion, gay marriage and judicial nominations.

Ted Kennedy Was the Man of La Mancha

James Sims | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
James Sims

John F. Kennedy was America's King Arthur, then Teddy was its Don Quixote, a man that spent much of his political career following his own impossible dream -- health care for all.

Left, Right & Center: Ted Kennedy, Afghanistan and CIA Under Fire

HuffPost Radio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

We lead the discussion about Ted Kennedy's legacy and will "win one for Ted" make Congressional members change their mind on health care reform?

Just One More Example of Edward Kennedy's Service to His Country

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

Kennedy's role in ending the Vietnam War should be honored and remembered as a unique contribution he made to serving his country in a very difficult and polarized time.