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Ted Kennedy Dies

Ted Kennedy, the Man Who Would Be President

Hermene Hartman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Hermene Hartman

Ted Kennedy, the gentleman from Massachusetts, as I pause and review his life now, I can't help but wonder what might this country look like now, had he become president.

Operation BabyLift: Ted Kennedy and the Orphans of Vietnam

Dana Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dana Sachs

Many people have recollected their interactions with Sen. Kennedy. I also met him -- in the pages of a 34-year-old transcript I discovered, researching a book about the Vietnam War.

Politicians Descend On Senator Kennedy's Funeral

Duncan Quirk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Duncan Quirk

The Future We Make: Ted Kennedy's Legacy in Fighting Cancer

Sherry Lansing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sherry Lansing

Senator Kennedy practiced "random acts of kindness" long before they were in vogue. It was Ted Kennedy's deep empathy for those who are sick and afflicted that will be his lasting legacy.

A Hold on Hope

Carolynn Carreño | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Carolynn Carreño

I was chatting with the very cool Lesley Balla about Twitter, when she logged on to Twitter to alert her followers of what she was eating and where, and we learned that Ted Kennedy had died.

Ted Kennedy: Remembrances from an 'Old Hand'

Jeff Blattner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Blattner

Strange as it seems, the best description of Senator Kennedy may have been offered by another Teddy -- Roosevelt -- more than two decades before Kennedy's birth.

Ted Kennedy Rescues Us from Michael Jackson Media Orgy

Ben Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Ben Cohen

Ted Kennedy's final act may be the thing the Democrats need to unify themselves, stop debating with the Republicans, and pass a meaningful bill that would bring affordable health care to the public.

To Live Like Teddy

Brett Ashley McKenzie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brett Ashley McKenzie

The day I met Teddy, I will never forget. The 2004 campaign pitted Kennedy's fellow Massachusetts senator John Kerry against an incumbent George Bush, and the battle had gotten bloody.

Where's the Bailout for My Cancer Patients?

Dr. Jon LaPook | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jon LaPook

There could be no better tribute to Sen. Kennedy or wiser investment in our own futures than to fix a broken system that threatens to bankrupt us while inadequately addressing cancer research.

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...

10,000 Words from Ted Kennedy: A little girl and the Lion

Kimberly Krautter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kimberly Krautter

The broad, welcoming grin, the twinkle in the eye and the mirth I remembered were there, but our group was treated to something entirely different.

The Daily Szep: Ted Kennedy

Paul Szep | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Szep

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Obama: Kennedy The Greatest Senator Of Our time

Huffingtion Post/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

CHILMARK, Mass. — A grieving President Barack Obama paid tribute to Sen. Edward M. Kennedy Wednesday, calling him a colleague, counselor and fri...

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.

Obama To Deliver Eulogy At Kennedy's Funeral

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

OAK BLUFFS, Mass. — A White House official says President Barack Obama will deliver a eulogy at Sen. Edward Kennedy's funeral Mass. The funeral...

The Day Teddy Kennedy Held the Elevator for Me

Erin Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Erin Green

Typically, you could tell that Kennedy was coming down the hall because he was grumbling at someone or talking to his large dog, a Portuguese Water Dog named Splash.

Kennedy To Be Buried At Arlington

AP | DENISE LAVOIE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

BOSTON — Sen. Edward M. Kennedy's body and members of his family will travel for at least two hours from his Cape Cod home to Boston, where he w...

Ted Kennedy's New York

New York Times | A. G. Sulzberger | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

As a child he called it home. He married here. Buried a brother here. And it was in New York -- a state that tried to give him the Democratic nominati...

A Giant Lost

Robert L. Borosage | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert L. Borosage

Ted Kennedy will be missed. And the great cause of his career -- health care for all -- will pass the Congress as his final triumph.

Remembering Senator Kennedy

Aubrey Sarvis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Aubrey Sarvis

As a key member of the Senate Armed Service Committee and longtime opponent of Don't Ask, Don't Tell, Senator Kennedy was a formidable advocate in this debate. We knew we had a fighter with us.

Ryan Grim

How Ted Kennedy Helped Bill Clinton Win Reelection

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The New Yorker has unlocked its Kennedy archives and given free access to a number of revealing profiles. One of the fines is also one of the most rec...

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.

Ted Kennedy Dead At 77: PHOTO RETROSPECTIVE

Huffingtion Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senator Ted Kennedy of Massachusetts died Tuesday night at his home in Cape Cod. He was 77. From his AP obit: n nearly 50 years in the Senate, ...

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

Ted Kennedy's 'Mad Men'-Style Suits (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Move over, Mad Men. Senator Ted Kennedy, who passed away Tuesday night, epitomized early 1960s style with his slim-fitting suits and skinny ties. T...