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By Cathy Ruse and Travis Weber
Forcing Catholics into contracts for birth control violates their religious freedom
Topic - Edward M. Kennedy
For three days in Charlotte, a parade of prominent Democrats — including former Presidents Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter and President Obama himself — will try to rev up the base with live speeches. But one voice that dominated party politics for decades will be notably absent: the late Sen. Edward M. Kennedy.
Massachusetts congressional hopeful Joseph P. Kennedy III tells delegates in Charlotte, N.C., at the Democratic National Convention that his late uncle, Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, "is here with us this evening."
Carter: Kennedy delayed coverage
The road to a Republican congressional majority may not run through New England, but GOP officials expect to make at least a few inroads this fall in a region where they suffered heavy losses in recent election cycles.
On July 17, 1980, I was sitting with a group of top-flight journalists when out of the blue one of them asked, "What happened in Washington exactly one year ago today?" After a few minutes of increasingly embarrassed silence, the questioner said, "Jimmy Carter fired his entire Cabinet." In reality, citing a crisis of confidence, President Carter asked his Cabinet to resign, and five of its members did.
The Senate opened its doors for a final time Thursday for Robert C. Byrd, the West Virginian of humble origins who became a Senate fixture for nearly a quarter of the nation's history.
For decades after gunmen fatally shot his brothers, Sen. Edward M. Kennedy lived under constant assassination threats of his own as he became a target for extremist rage, previously private FBI documents disclosed Monday.
Previously secret FBI records released Monday show there were death threats against then-Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, even five years after his failed 1980 White House bid.
As Sens. Byron L. Dorgan and Christopher J. Dodd announced their retirements this week, their colleagues lamented the years of experience they'll take with them.
The late Sen. Edward M. Kennedy has produced a revelatory — though not tabloidesque — account of his storied life and career.
Kennedy's IDEA in Harkin's hands
An Iowa Democrat is slated to take over the powerful chairmanship of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, succeeding the late Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, who died of brain cancer last month.
Consider it his last call to service.
Below are excerpts from Mr. Kennedy's speech, "Faith, Truth and Tolerance in America," followed by excerpted reflections by the younger Mr. Falwell, published on the school's Web site. The younger man was a Liberty student at the time and is now its chancellor.
Bo? It's no jest. The first family has settled on a first pet — a 6-month-old Portuguese water dog that the Obama girls are naming "Bo."
"This is Washington. That was a campaign promise," Mr. Obama said when he appeared on Jay Leno's talk show last month, as the audience roared with laughter. "No, I'm teasing. The dog will be there shortly."