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Ted Kennedy Death

On Losing a Human Rights Icon and a Beloved Uncle

Kerry Kennedy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kerry Kennedy

For 30 years, Ted Kennedy was the human rights movement's strongest ally and its soul on Capitol Hill. He was my "go to" guy, and it wasn't just about being family.

Has Obama's Handling of the Bank Bailout Undermined Health Care Reform?

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

If we don't learn from the botched bank bailout, we are in danger of getting the same patchwork, reform-in-name-only outcome on health care.

The Lawmaker: A Eulogy for Ted Kennedy

Michael Carmichael | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Carmichael

In his final hour, he reached out into the future - uncertain of the courses of history - in hope of a better tomorrow.

Sam Stein

Conservatives Warning Against Politicizing Kennedy's Death, Did Just That For Reagan | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Conservatives accusing Democrats of trying to reap political advantage from the passing of Senator Ted Kennedy (D-Mass.) are conveniently ignoring the...

Sam Stein

Huckabee: Kennedy Would Have Been Urged To Die Earlier Under ObamaCare | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Conservative media figures are blasting Democrats for trying to draw political gain from the death of Senator Ted Kennedy. But on Thursday, it was one...

Push To Name Quick Kennedy Successor Intensifies | ABBY GOODNOUGH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The push to swiftly name an interim successor to Senator Edward M. Kennedy intensified Wednesday in the wake of his death, with Gov. Deval Patrick com...

Ted Kennedy on My Cell Phone

Jill Sobule | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jill Sobule

A few years ago, Ted Kennedy called and left a message on my cell phone. At first, I thought it was my friend Mark who thought he was good at celebrity impressions, but it really was Ted.

Ted Kennedy's Passing: An Inestimable Loss

Robert Reich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Reich

Most Americans will never know how many things Ted Kennedy did to make their lives better, how many things he prevented that would have hurt them, and how tenaciously he fought on their behalf.

Ted Kennedy's Death A Loss For Dems' Health Care Push

ABC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Ted Kennedy made affordable health care for all Americans the goal of his Senate career and hoped to see that reform achieved in his lifetime. But the...

The Greatest Senator in American History

Mike Lux | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Lux

No one in all of America's great history got more tangible things that mattered accomplished for the American people. On issue after issue, Ted Kennedy was at the center of the debate.

Ted Kennedy and the Missing National Conversation

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Arianna Huffington

For over four decades, Kennedy gave voice to the voiceless, refusing to let us forget about their plight. As our economic crisis threatens to turn the American Dream into a living nightmare for millions of our citizens, there is a newfound urgency to Kennedy's message. READ MORE

Lessons in Leadership: Why Obama Needs to Brush Up on His FDR President Obama, though a dedicated student of history, has failed to learn the lesson of our nation's most significant political confrontations: they've required single-minded determination and the willingness to battle entrenched opponents until the fight was won. READ MORE

Watch: Arianna Discusses Ted Kennedy's Legacy and His Impact on Health Care Reform on The Ed Show

RIP Teddy

Carolita Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Carolita Johnson

The Death of Ted Kennedy: HuffPost Bloggers React

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Huffington Post

Sen. Robert Byrd: Ted Kennedy, My Friend and Colleague: Neither years of age nor years of political combat, nor his illness, diminished the idealism ...

Senator Edward Kennedy: Courage to Believe

Michael Roth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Roth

May the memory of Kennedy's passionate and reasoned voice for health care as a right and not a privilege be the basis for extending and improving our health care system.

The Last Shall Be First: Kennedy and Health Care Reform

Miles J. Zaremski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Miles J. Zaremski

For all of us who have survived Kennedy, we must take up the gauntlet. We must ensure that the "never say never" attitude that was his signature on health care reform, does not wither on the vine.

Arianna Discusses Ted Kennedy's Legacy And His Impact On Health Care Reform On The Ed Show

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

"Obama needs to rise to that occasion and actually speak passionately about health care as a moral imperative, the way Ted Kennedy has been speaking a...

The Daily Szep: Ted Kennedy

Paul Szep | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Szep


TED KENNEDY DEAD: Legendary Senator Passes Away From Brain Cancer (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Check back for updates Legendary Senator Ted Kennedy has died at age 77, losing his battle to brain cancer. In May 2008 doctors diagnosed Kennedy, o...

Ted Kennedy Reactions

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Here are reactions to Ted Kennedy's death: President Obama: Michelle and I were heartbroken to learn this morning of the death of our dear friend, S...