Archive for the 'Kennedy' Category

Full Video Of Obama’s Kennedy Eulogy

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Kennedy, Obama, Video

Equal parts touching, sad and inspiring. Definitely worth a watch. And here’s the text… Mrs. Kennedy, Kara, Edward, Patrick, Curran, Caroline, members of the Kennedy family, distinguished guests, and fellow citizens: Today we say goodbye to the youngest child of Rose and Joseph Kennedy. The world will long remember their son Edward as the heir […]

August 29th, 2009 | Permalink| No Comments »

Kennedy Brothers Documentary Airing Tonight At 9PM EST On MSNBC

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Kennedy, Media

Just got word from the net that they bumped it up given Teddy’s death last night. If you want to see a preview, click here. Tweet

August 26th, 2009 | Permalink| 1 Comment »

Edward Kennedy, 1932 – 2009

By The Pajama Pundit | Related entries in Kennedy, R.I.P.

I know that Justin already posted about this, but I wanted to add my two coppers. I didn’t always agree with Senator Kennedy — both in politics, and in personality — but I have a respect for the man and what he accomplished in his many years in public service. Politico: His career spanned almost […]

August 26th, 2009 | Permalink| 5 Comments »

Ted Kennedy Has Passed

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Kennedy, R.I.P.

The brain cancer finally caught up with him at age 77. Some more from ABC: Kennedy was first elected to the Senate in 1962, at the age of 30, and his tenure there would span four decades. A hardworking, well-liked politician who became the standard-bearer of his brothers’ liberal causes, his career was clouded by […]

August 26th, 2009 | Permalink| 2 Comments »

Preview Of Documentary Of Kennedy Brothers

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Democrats, History, Kennedy, Video

Whether you love them or hate them (it’s hard to be indifferent), there’s no doubt that the Kennedy brothers are still the people you think of first when talking about political dynasties. MSNBC has put together a documentary of John, Bobby and Teddy and it’s set to air soon. Here’s a preview of some of […]

August 25th, 2009 | Permalink| 4 Comments »

Presidents Day

By donar | Related entries in Barack, Cartoons, Kennedy, Obama, Political Graffiti, Politics, Washington

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February 16th, 2009 | Permalink| No Comments »

Dame Caroline finally speaks for herself (well…y’know…kinda…y’know)

By John Burke | Related entries in Kennedy, New York, Senate

(Hat tip: Politico.com) Dame Caroline of Camelot finally sat down with several major media outlets over the past few days, presumably to counter growing criticism of her running away from questions and saying little or nothing about the issues that will come before the Senate she wants to join. At her sit-down with The New […]

December 29th, 2008 | Permalink| 2 Comments »

Caroline Kennedy Has Failed To Vote About Half The Time

By Glenn Church | Related entries in Kennedy, Senate

Caroline Kennedy, seeking appointment to Hillary Clinton’s Senate seat, has a spotty voting record. From Boston.com: According to city Board of Elections records, she missed Democratic mayoral primaries in 1989, 1993, 1997, and 2005. She also missed the 2002 gubernatorial primary and general election, when Democrat H. Carl McCall lost to Republican incumbent George Pataki. […]

December 20th, 2008 | Permalink| 2 Comments »

Battle of the families for Clinton Senate seat: Andrew Cuomo and Caroline Kennedy neck and neck in two New York polls

By John Burke | Related entries in Kennedy, New York, News, Senate

As Caroline Kennedy made a pilgrimage to Harlem to lunch with Rev. Al Sharpton, her rivalry with Cuomo scion Andrew, who is currently serving as New York State Attorney General until he can find a higher office, heated up. Kennedy actually answered a couple of reporters’ questions in a sidewalk press availability, after munching with […]

December 18th, 2008 | Permalink| No Comments »

Dame Caroline Escapes Scruffy Scribblers’ Scrum in Syracuse

By John Burke | Related entries in Kennedy, New York, News, Senate

Caroline Kennedy Meets With Syracuse Mayor Matt Driscoll My lady of Camelot, I know I speak for all respectable persons residing in the outer provinces when I say how deeply shocked we are by the offensive manner in which your ladyship was received by that pack of louts who badgered you with impertinent questions during […]

December 17th, 2008 | Permalink| 2 Comments »