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  • Kennedy undergoing tests after seizure

     
    Caroline Kennedy, daughter of President Kennedy, arrives at Massachusetts General Hospital Saturday afternoon. AP/Winslow Townson by James Oliphant Updated with Harry Reid remarks. Sen. Edward Kennedy remains in a Boston hospital Saturday afternoon...
  • Sen. Kennedy seizure shocks nation

     
    by Jill Zuckman Sen. Edward Kennedy's seizure and emergency helicopter flight from Cape Cod to Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston on Saturday morning sparked an outpouring of emotion and concern for the liberal icon of the Democratic Party. Although...
  • Clinton: No way this ends soon

     
    Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton walks out of the home of Eddie and Robin Clark for a campaign rally in Prestonsburg, Ky., Monday, May 19, 2008. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola) by Rick Pearson PRESTONSBURG, Ky.--Deep in the coal-rich mountains of eastern......
  • Supers: Three more for Obama

     
    After, Sen. Robert Byrd, Obama adds another three superdelegates this afternoon: Alaskans Cindy Spanyers and Blake Johnson, and Kansas Democratic chair Larry Gates.......
  • Sen. Ted Kennedy a fighter, friends say

     
    Sen. Edward Kennedy greets his beloved Portuguese Water Dogs upon leaving Massachusetts General Hospital. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images.) by Jill Zuckman Friends and colleagues of Sen. Edward M. Kennedy instinctively reached for the same...
  • Weekend super action: Byrd makes it 7-3, Obama

     
    One week after Barack Obama was beaten in West Virginia, that state's Sen. Robert Byrd -- longest serving member of the US Senate -- endorses him. Byrd, who voted against the Iraq War when Clinton voted to authorize it,......
  • Kennedy diagnosed with brain tumor

     
    by Matthew Hay Brown Sen. Edward M. Kennedy has been diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor after suffering a seizure over the weekend, according to doctors at Massachusetts General Hospital. His prognosis remains unknown, pending further tests. The...
  • Loving a soldier, hating a war

    They have established their rituals as they wait for war, the Marine in the tent that heaves in the desert wind and his mother in her elegant condominium near Belmont Harbor. He cleans his rifle. She fills a manila folder with items she wants to show him...
  • Florida's elections flaws taken to task

    After a testy debate, a majority of the U.S. Civil Rights Commission concluded Friday that Florida's election last year was marred by "significant and distressing" barriers that discouraged qualified voters from casting ballots. The majority found that...