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Ted Kennedy Successor

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...