Just days after urging his state to prepare to speedily find a replacement in the event that he should fail to reach the end of his term, Senator Ted Kennedy of Massachusetts has passed away. Kenedy was arguably the most recognizable senator from the Democratic Party, so it should be interesting to see whether this is a blow to those on the left or if another liberal will step up and take his place as a fierce defender of his political party. Statements from his family and fellow political figures can be seen at the senator's website.
The Daily Agenda for Saturday, May 25
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