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  • Sen. Edward Kennedy Dies At 77

    Sen. Edward Kennedy Dies At 77
    Sen. Edward M. Kennedy of Massachusetts, the last surviving brother in a political dynasty and one of the most influential senators in history, died Tuesday night at his home on Cape Cod after a year-long struggle with brain cancer. He was 77. In nearly...
  • A race conversation? What are you talking about?

    Thank God for Barack Obama. For until his "More Perfect Union" speech last Tuesday, it seems it never occurred to anyone that America needed to talk about race. "Maybe this'll be the beginning of a conversation," Wall Street Journal columnist Peggy Noonan...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • John McCain's power-broker: Mr. Black

     
    by Mark Silva Hillary Clinton had to sideline Mark Penn when the adviser's professional work as a lobbyist -- flogging Colombia -- got in the way of Clinton's campaign. Barack Obama has escewed campaign money from lobbyists, but not from......
  • When is a politician too old?

     
    by Naftali Bendavid When is a politician too old to serve? There's no right answer, of course, but the question has been in the news a lot recently. And it's likely to be even more in the spotlight as the......
  • John McCain's age: No issue, until now

     
    by Mark Silva ST. PAUL, Minn. - The age of the seasoned Sen. John McCain had never been much of an issue in his campaign for president. Now it may be. The decision of the 72-year-old Arizona senator, who stands......
  • Bagram and beyond: Rivalling Iraq in '09

     
    by Mark Silva A grim turning point may be nearing in America's two wars: As the U.S. military scales back forces in Iraq and ramps up in Afghanistan, the number of American military deaths in Afghanistan this year is rivaling......
  • Joe Wilson: Two words ('You lie') or 3?

     
    by Mark Silva Congressman Joe Wilson, whose two-word debut on the national political television stage made him an instant hero in some quarters and villain in others, has added a new bumpersticker to the political debate over health care and......
  • Ticket Replay: Mark Sanford, now Joe Wilson: What's in the water in South Carolina?

     
    Republican representative's outburst during Obama's address causes a stir....
  • Nevada Sen. Harry Reid was impressed by 'light-skinned' Obama's lack of 'Negro dialect'

     
    Nevadan majority leader apologizes and Obama rushes out an acceptance,...