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Remembering Senator Ted Kennedy

Senator Edward Kennedy died late last night after a long battle with brain cancer. Below is a brief look at his political life through video.

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Sen. Kennedy was an outspoken supporter of President Obama.

President George W. Bush shows praise for Sen. Ted Kennedy who was respected and admired across party lines.

Known for his public speaking ability, Edward Kennedy gave an emotional eulogy at his mother’s funeral in 1995.

More than 300 bills that Kennedy wrote have been enacted into law, and he had a major role in the passing of the Comprehensive Anti-Apartheid Act of 1986 that demanded an end to apartheid in South Africa.
Sen. Kennedy was a firm believer in national health insurance and had been since early in his political career.

Kennedy announced his candidacy for US President in 1980 but lost to incumbent Democratic President Jimmy Carter.

Author: Ashley McMahon, Marketing Manager
Published: Aug 26, 05:17 PM
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