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#Ted Kennedy

# ted-kennedy - Monday 24 June, 2013

Column: Will history repeat itself for Obama in the Massachusetts special election?

A Republican candidate’s surprise take of the senate seat left vacant by Ted Kennedy’s death in 2010 shook Obama’s administration – now, with the same seat up for grabs, Sam McNally wonders if the president has anything to fear this time around.

# ted-kennedy - Wednesday 26 December, 2012

Ted Kennedy's son says he won't run for US Senate seat

The Massachusetts seat, left vacant by the departure of Secretary of State nominee John Kerry, has been the subject of much speculation with Ben Affleck even mentioned as a possible candidate.

# ted-kennedy - Wednesday 7 November, 2012

Democrats win back Ted Kennedy's old Senate seat

Elizabeth Warren has won back the seat sensationally taken by the Republicans’ Scott Brown in 2010.

# ted-kennedy - Tuesday 4 September, 2012

Videos: 5 classic moments from Democratic National Conventions US 2012 This post contains videos

Videos: 5 classic moments from Democratic National Conventions

After the Republicans formally nominated Mitt Romney at their convention last week, it’s the turn of the Democrats to endorse Barack Obama once more. Here’s how previous conventions have unfolded…

# ted-kennedy - Sunday 18 September, 2011

Ted Kennedy’s only daughter dies at 51

The eldest of the senator’s three children, Kara Kennedy died on Friday at age 51, collapsing after her daily workout at a Washington health club.

# ted-kennedy - Tuesday 28 June, 2011

'I'm not a crook': the top 5 US political scandals Scandal This post contains videos

'I'm not a crook': the top 5 US political scandals

Watergate and other political scandals that have rocked the US, and the world.

# ted-kennedy - Tuesday 10 May, 2011

Kenny expects new drive to legalise undocumented Irish in US

The Taoiseach tells the Dáil that new security laws being prepared in the US could mean a new drive to legalise Irish immigrants.