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Sam Stein

Vicki Kennedy Visited Ted's Grave On Day Of Health Care Passage (VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Reflecting on the legislative achievement her late husband had spent his career pursuing, Vicki Kennedy on Monday expressed gratitude and paid tribute...

How They Passed Health Care: Ted Kennedy's Seduction Process And The Utter Shamelessness Of Kent Conrad

The New Republic | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It was an intimate gathering at Ted Kennedy's home in Washington--just the senator, his colleague Max Baucus, and three senior staffers who worked wit...

Ted Kennedy, Senate 'Liberal Lion,' Remembered In Health Care Fight

AP | LAURIE KELLMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The memory of Sen. Edward M. Kennedy loomed over the Senate on Thursday when his weary colleagues moved his life's work, health car...

Sam Stein

When Kennedy Nearly Achieved The "Cause Of His Life": Health Care Reform With Nixon

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Nearly 40 years ago -- less than a decade into his time in office -- Senator Ted Kennedy chose to tackle what would eventually become the "cause of hi...

Sam Stein

Dodd: "Maybe Teddy's Passing" Will Spur GOP To Act On Health Care

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senator Ted Kennedy's closest friend and ally in the Senate urged Republican lawmakers on Wednesday to take a renewed and sincere interest in passing ...

Sam Stein

George McGovern, Kennedy Colleague, Remembers Him As 20th Century's Greatest

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Forty-seven years ago, Ted Kennedy was elected to the Senate to take the seat that had once been held by his brother, then-president John Kennedy. At ...

Sam Stein

McCain: Kennedy's Absence Is Damaging Health Care's Prospects

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Health care legislation would be in a "very different place today," if Senator Ted Kennedy, (D-Mass) were healthy enough to participate in negotiation...

Ted Kennedy: Cancer Showed Me Need For Health Care Reform

The Boston Globe | Ted Kennedy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Over the last year, I've seen our healthcare system up close. I've benefitted from the best of medicine, but I've also witnessed the frustration and o...

Sam Stein

Kennedy, Baucus: Major Health Care Reform Within Year

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

To the delight of Democrats who have fretted that health care reform would fall victim to pressing economic matters or Tom Daschle's failed nomination...