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Teddy Kennedy

Bork: A Watergate Pass, But No On His Judicial Philosophy

Stanley Kutler | Posted 02.22.2013 | Politics
Stanley Kutler

The death of Robert H. Bork on Wednesday brings to mind his singular moment: the Senate's rejection of his Supreme Court nomination in 1987.

Jon Ward

Mitt Romney's Massachusetts Roots Downplayed By His Campaign, Dismissed By Democrats

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 01.09.2012 | Politics

MANCHESTER, N.H. -- Mitt Romney is the latest in a lengthy line of Massachusetts politicians who have tried to become the first president since John F...

Republican Slugfest

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 02.11.2012 | Politics
Joe Peyronnin

The ultimate winner of the Republican nomination will have to unite a battered party in order to defeat President Barack Obama. And they will have to keep Congressman Ron Paul from declaring as a third party candidate, which is a real possibility.

Niall O'Dowd: "The Voice of Irish America"

Rory Fitzgerald | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Rory Fitzgerald

Thirty Years ago, Niall O'Dowd left Ireland. He arrived in America as an illegal immigrant, a construction worker. From humble beginnings, he went on ...

Obama, Take A Line From LBJ And Teddy K

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Originally published on Youthradio.org, the premier source for youth generated news throughout the globe. By: Will Nelligan Nearly a week ago, my ed...

Halftime At The Healthcare Reform Superbowl

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

A football locker room. Hundreds of Democrats are sitting on benches, to hear Coach's halftime pep talk in the Health Care Reform Superbowl. Some appear exhausted, some appear battered.

GOP Rallies Massachusetts Voters: "Our Dream of Depriving Millions of Health Care is Within Reach"

Andy Borowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Andy Borowitz

Firing up voters on the eve of the special election, Republican candidate Scott Brown spoke at a campaign rally today, proclaiming, "With your help, our dream of depriving millions of healthcare is within reach."

Friday Talking Points [93] -- Lies, Lies And Propaganda

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Political discussions in America are fast becoming solely theological in nature.. Each side has their beliefs. Each has their tenets which they fervently defend. Much of this is done on faith.

Are You Perfect?

Dr. Susan Corso | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan Corso

I no longer expect myself to be perfect. Instead, I borrow the verb form of that word. I definitely expect myself to be perfecting at all times.

Memo to Sarah Palin: Four Reasons Why You Will Never be in Teddy's League

Jacqueline Caster | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jacqueline Caster

While Senator Kennedy was a man who may have been less than perfect, he never blamed others for his flaws and errors in judgment.

Weeping for the Kennedys

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Reese Schonfeld

The Kennedys knew how to strive for noble causes, step by step. They would make deals, but only to benefit the best causes.

"This Comment Has Been Removed"

Norm Stamper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Norm Stamper

How long will it be before one of those pistol-packing town-hallers, driven to the brink by publicly aired hate-talk, pulls his gun, and then its trigger?

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.

Conservative Argument for Healthcare Reform: Part 3: St. Matthew is on our side.

Joe The Nerd Ferraro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Joe The Nerd Ferraro

The Gospel reading at Kennedy's funeral was a sharp stick in the eye of the Congresspeople sitting in the pews.

Ted Kennedy: Master Sailor and Senator

Terry Gardner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Terry Gardner

There may not be any single senator ready to take up Ted Kennedy's mantle. So why not pick it up together as a legislative body?

The Moral Imperative: Health Care as an American Right

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

However we look at health care, one thing is certain: health care is universal to each and every human being in this country, regardless of power, position, gender, race or ethnicity.

Up To 1,000 Rally In NYC For Health Care Bill

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — About a thousand people rallied in Manhattan on Saturday in support of federal health care reform legislation. The event near Times ...

Epitaphs for the Miscreants

Sam Greenfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sam Greenfield

I wonder what the scribes will write about those who have attacked Kennedy and/.or his programs as his family and most of the nation mourned.

Friday Talking Points [91] -- Win One For Teddy

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Calling for some sort of decorous avoidance of politics during politicians' funerals is downright ridiculous. It'd be like eulogizing Charles Lindbergh and not mentioning airplanes.

Whither Now Health Care Reform?

Philip Lee Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Philip Lee Miller

This debate is not about health care, is about the economics of a system that is failing us all -- physicians, patients -- everyone.

The Death of a Friend

Gerald McEntee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gerald McEntee

Known as the "Lion of the Senate," we counted on Ted to fight for fairness in the workplace and serve as a voice for those whose labor makes this country great.

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.

Ted Kennedy -- "Greatest Senator of our Time"

Mike Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Smith

I arranged for Placido Domingo, the great tenor, to sing to Ted Kennedy on his 72nd B-day. Of course, Teddy loved to sing and joined in two-part harmony. He had a great baritone.

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.

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.