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Ted Kennedy Successor

Paul Kirk: Massachusetts GOP Seeks To Block Kennedy Interim Successor

AP | ANDREW MIGA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Former Democratic Party chairman Paul G. Kirk Jr. stepped in Friday as the temporary replacement in the Senate for his longtime fri...

Malice, Blowback, and the "Yeah, So?" Gambit

Eric Lurio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Eric Lurio

Kennedy's last public act before he died was to write the Massachusetts Democratic leadership and plead for the law that forbids a governor from appointing a senator's successor, be changed.

Kennedy's Death Raises Issues Of Succession

New York Times | Sarah Wheaton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The death of Edward M. Kennedy immediately raises the question of who will succeed the senator -- and how quickly -- as Congress is embroiled in a bit...

Kennedy Successor To Be Chosen By Special Election

AP | STEVE LeBLANC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

BOSTON — For the first time in nearly half a century, Massachusetts voters will be handed ballots for the U.S. Senate seat held by Sen. Edward K...