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Jimmy Carter: Ted Kennedy killed health reform

Ted Kennedy, the iconic senator from Massachusetts who passed away last year, was responsible for the failure of then-President Jimmy Carter’s health reform plan in the 1970s, the result of a personal rivalry between the two politicians, Carter says. In

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CBS News Takes On Murdoch’s NY Post

CBS Evening News medical correspondent Dr. Jonathan LaPook calls out the New York Post today on the Couric & Co. blog on, for their front page headline yesterday regarding Sen. Ted Kennedy. “As a physician, I was deeply offended,”

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News of Ted Kennedy’s illness brings roll call of tears at nation’s Capitol

Grown men wept on both sides of the political aisle Tuesday when word of Sen. Edward Kennedy’s illness hit the Senate, his political home of 46 years, where he has been known for a soft heart, a strong arm and a

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Kennedy in limelight on trail for Obama

‘It’s like when Tony Bennett suddenly became hip again’ By MARK LEIBOVICH The New York Times SANTA FE, N.M. – “Are you glad to see me, Santa Fe?” Edward M. Kennedy roared. “Yes!” Santa Fe roared back. There were whoops

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