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Honor Senator Edward Kennedy by Passing Health Care Reform

The best way to honor Edward Kennedy’s life and service to America is to pass health care reform in his name.

Here’s a petition by Wired for Change;

PETITION TO THE SENATE: “Ted Kennedy was a courageous champion for health care reform his entire life. In his honor, name the reform bill that passed Kennedy’s health committee ‘The Kennedy Bill’ — then pass it, and nothing less, through the Senate.”

Click on the link above and add your name to the petition.

The Kennedys Enter the Presidential Race

The Kennedy Clan has entered the fray for Obama and Clinton. Word is that Senator Edward Kennedy is going to endorse Barack Obama on Monday. And the Sunday New York Times carried an op-ed piece by Caroline Kennedy endorsing Obama also.

Senator Kennedy’s endorsement is a rebuke to the Clintons. Bill Clinton is reported to have urged Senator Kennedy to stay neutral.

Meanwhile Hillary Clinton issued a statement from Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, the former Lt Governor of Maryland and daughter of Robert Kennedy, reiterating her reasons for supporting Senator Clinton. Clinton also has received the endorsement of Robert F Kennedy, Jr.