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1965 Immigration Bill Changed Face of America

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As a first-term senator, Ted Kennedy championed the rewriting of America’s restrictive immigration laws drafted in the 1920s. Fighting hard for the Immigration and Nationality…read more

Ted Kennedy in His Own Words

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Senator Edward Kennedy, who died Tuesday of a malignant brain tumor at age 77, was one of the nation’s most prominent senators for nearly five…read more

Arlen Specter Joins the Democrats

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In a surprise move, Arlen Specter, the long-time Republican Senator from Pennsylvania defected to the Democratic Party. Specter says that this move has been coming…read more

Senators Divided by Stimulus Bill

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President Barack Obama and Senate Democrats are working hard to pass an economic stimulus bill, but they face heavy opposition from Senate Republicans who object…read more

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