August 26, 2009 WBURMassachusetts Sen. Edward Kennedy died Tuesday after a battle with brain cancer. Kennedy expressed his views on how his successor should be chosen in a letter to Gov. Deval Patrick last week. Now, discussions are under way in Massachusetts about how the senator will be replaced, and by whom.
August 26, 2009 Sen. Edward Kennedy (D-MA) has died after falling ill with brain cancer. Friends and colleagues of the late senator talk about his influence in passing social legislation, his advocacy for civil and women's rights, and his life-long goal to reform health care.
August 26, 2009 Sen. Edward Kennedy called revamping health care "the cause of my life." Many on Capitol Hill now wonder whether his death will breathe new life into efforts to pass a health care overhaul or force a truce in the debate's heated rhetoric. Others doubt it.
August 26, 2009 Sen. Edward M. Kennedy of Massachusetts died Tuesday night of complications related to a cancerous brain tumor. The 77-year-old Democrat was surrounded by family members at his home in Hyannis Port, Mass. Universally known as Teddy, he had served in the Senate since 1962.
August 26, 2009 The political world is mourning the death of Sen. Edward Kennedy. The eight-term Democratic senator from Massachusetts and brother of the late President John F. Kennedy, Jr., died Tuesday night after a year-long battle with brain cancer. During his time in Washington, Kennedy was a leader in the battle for civil rights, a cause he championed throughout his career.
August 26, 2009 "The extraordinary good that he did lives on," President Obama said as praise poured in from Democrats, Republicans and overseas leaders for Sen. Edward M. Kennedy of Massachusetts. The American political icon died late Tuesday at 77.
August 26, 2009 Sen. Edward M. Kennedy died Tuesday night of complications related to a cancerous brain tumor. In this archival interview from 2006, Kennedy spoke with guest host Dave Davies about the problem of — and possible solutions to — America's burgeoning health care costs.