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  1. Sen. Kennedy RememberedWAS Kennedy Good for Health Care?Read the original story

    Friday Aug 14 | American Reporter

    WASHINGTON, D.C., Aug. 28. 2009 -- In the fall of my senior year at American University in Washington, D.C. I was an Intern in Senator Ted Kennedy's Health, Education, Labor and Policy Committee Office. My experience as an intern was probably vastly different than most as I started about two weeks before Sept.


  2. The Life of Vernon Jordan, Civil Rights Leader and Clinton ConfidantRead the original story

    Friday Aug 14 | Bloomberg

    Vernon Jordan, the civil rights leader, Clinton family confidant, Washington lawyer, Wall Street banker, and corporate-board-whisperer, turns 80 on Aug. 15. Here's a look at his life in the spotlight of American finance and politics. Vice President Gerald Ford and Jordan, then-executive director of the National Urban League, have a laugh at a league luncheon on July 29, 1974, in San Francisco.


  3. The WilliesTHE Watchman ComethRead the original story

    Mar 26, 2012 | American Reporter

    Remember Sen. Ted Kennedy's description of the kind of America we would if Robert Bork, a conservative solicitor general for President Nixon during the Watergate years, was appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court? "Robert Bork's America is a land in which women would be forced into back-alley abortions, blacks would sit at segregated lunch counters, rogue police could break down citizens' doors in midnight raids, schoolchildren could not be taught about evolution, writers and artists would be censored at the whim of government, and the doors of the federal courts would be shut on the fingers of millions of citizens for whom the judiciary is often the only protector of the individual rights that are the heart of our democracy."


  4. Meredith Warren: Baker's bipartisan formula for successRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | Boston.com

    There he was, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker, standing on the State House steps Monday, wearing a "Free Brady" T-shirt, and dumping a bucket of ice water over his head for charity. It's one of many ways Baker plays against the buttoned-up stereotype of a Republican businessman as governor - and a big reason why he's been able to gain support across the partisan divide.


  5. The other Charlie BakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | Boston.com

    ... He's done delegate selection and has worked nominating conventions. Tracy Spicer, who worked for Senator Edward Kennedy for 10 years, said she would call Baker whenever there was a state convention, leaning on him for his insight on convention ...


  6. Jimmy Carter announces cancer diagnosisRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | Salon

    Earlier this month, the 90-year-old Carter underwent liver surgery to remove what the Carter Center described at the time as a " small mass ." In a statement released today, Carter said that the operation revealed "cancer that is now in other parts of my body."


  7. John F. Kennedy's M1 Garand Rifle Is Up For Auction September...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | PRWeb

    Rock Island Auction famous for antique and investment grade arms. Released a new catalog for the September Premiere Auction, including an M1 Garand once owned by President John F. Kennedy," Lot 1807: Historically Significant, Documented U.S. Senator John F. Kennedy U.S. Springfield Armory National Match 1959 M1 Garand Semi-Automatic Rifle The War Department Appropriations Bill of 1903 established many things, but the one that begins our story today is its founding of the National Board for the Promotion of Rifle Practice.


  8. MCLA Wishes Campus Safety Director Happy...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | IBerkshires

    NORTH ADAMS, Mass. - Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts said farewell to its Director of Public Safety Joseph Charon, who is retiring after 16 years of service.


  9. Human rights violations, South African apartheid then, Bahrain nowRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 11 | Dear Kitty

    Dr. Rula Al-Saffar also presented some powerful statistics and case studies, focusing more specifically on the conditions of political prisoners . She retold the stories of Talib Ali , a 15 year old with a 50 year conviction sentence, and Dr. Ali-Ekri , the only specialized paediatrics surgeon in Bahrain who is facing a 5 year sentence simply for treating patients of the uprising.


  10. Ex-Senate President Therese Murray forms legal defense fundRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 10 | The Item Extra

    Two days after she left office, capping a 22-year career in the state Legislature, former Senate President Therese Murray in January established a legal defense fund that has since accrued $17,500 from a lobbying group, a former Senate colleague and a former advertising executive. There are no limits on contributions to such funds, which are regulated by the Office of Campaign and Political Finance, and unlike campaign accounts, they can receive donations directly from businesses.


  11. Ray Duckler: An activist continues to spread a message calling for no nuclear weaponsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | Concord Monitor

    Look at life through Arnie Alpert's eyes, and you'll see peace signs and doves, not weapons and wars. A nonthreatening presence, he's a slight man with a small, narrow face that almost disappears behind his mustache and glasses.


  12. Feminism makes wavesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | CNN

    The feminist activists of the 1960s, '70s and early '80s weren't the first to push for an Equal Rights Amendment. Suffragist leader Alice Paul, second from right, fought hard to pass the 19th Amendment -- which earned women the right to vote in 1920.


  13. Sen. Schweiker: His political independence was worth emulatingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 5 | Post-gazette.com

    ... a friend. He was a reliable vote for funding health agencies and medical research. He collaborated with Sen. Edward Kennedy on various health issues. Yet he opposed gun control and federal funding for abortions. He backed prayer in public schools ...


  14. Political parties won't allow moderates such as the late Sen. Schweiker anymore: Jason MadduxRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 5 | PennLive.com

    Sen. Richard Schweiker, R-Pa., left, and Edward Kennedy, D-Mass., members of a Senate Health and Scientific Research subcommittee, confer during a meeting of the panel Wednesday, April 4, 1979 in Washington. The group is probing the nuclear accident at Three Mile Island nuclear power plant in Pennsylvania. 1 comment

  15. President Sanders would be just another anti-America socialistRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 5 | Lowell Sun

    Bernie Sanders is another leftist running for president with the same "new ideas" that Barack Obama has destroyed this country with for so long! Sanders is a self-proclaimed "socialist" who like Obama supports taxpayer dollars going towards the selling of body parts via Planned Parenthood to the tune of $ 5 million. Sanders, like Obama, would continue to force religious organizations like Little Sisters Of The Poor to adhere to the HHS mandate on birth control and contraception for employees.


  16. Kerry Uses JFK Cane for Support in AsiaThird time he's used it.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 5 | The Daily Beast

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, who is nursing a broken leg, is relying on a silver-tipped cane that once belonged to former president John F. Kennedy. Kerry arrived on Wednesday in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, where he attended the Southeast Asian regional security forum and urged China to end land reclamation in the South China Sea to work on peaceful resolutions in territorial disputes.


  17. John Kerry Is Using JFK'S Cane for Support at Diplomatic Meetings in AsiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 5 | TIME.com

    US Secretary of State John Kerry holds up Joseph Kennedy's cane, which has been used by John F. Kennedy and Ted Kennedy, while talking about his broken leg during the 8th Lower Mekong Initiative Ministerial Meeting at the Putra World Trade Center August 5, 2015 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. After a string of meetings in the Middle East and Singapore, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is now in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to attend this year's ASEAN Regional Forum.


  18. Dem strategists say Biden 'late to the party' for 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | Washington Examiner

    Democrats, may have a lot of affection for Vice President Joe Biden but if he enters the 2016 presidential contest now, he'll find himself a day late and a dollar short, party strategists say. "It's something to talk about in the dog days of August," said Michael Meehan, a former senior aide to Secretary of State John Kerry's 2004 presidential campaign and former Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle, D-S.D. "But 120 days out from the Iowa caucuses," it would be very hard to pull off he said, assuming that any would-be Biden campaign wouldn't launch until after Labor Day.


  19. Center For Immigration Studies' Jerry Kammer Attacks Coulter Book...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2015 | VDARE

    ... in "exaggeration and falsehood." (Similarly, Kammer claims that Coulter blames the Hmong influx on Senator Edward Kennedy's 1965 Immigration Act, although she states clearly that they are post-Vietnam refugees ). According to Kammer, Adios America! ...


  20. An Overview of 2010Read the original story

    Jan 5, 2011 | Free WebSite Content

    The year of 2010 was considered a rough year for the United States. There was a variety of economic issues, a tragic oil spill, and two tumultuous wars.