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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
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
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
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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