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Conflict & Justice

Filling Kennedy's Senate Seat

Massachusetts is being pressured to pass a bill that would give Governor Patrick the authority to name a temporary replacement for Senator Kennedy. Timothy Murray, Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts, tells The Takeaway about the bill's progress.


Abducted Woman Resurfaces After 18 Years

Police in California have been searching a house where a woman was apparently held prisoner for 18 years after being abducted as an 11-year-old. Joining The Takeaway with details on this extraordinary case is former FBI profiler Clint Van Zandt.

Global Politics

Kennedy Leaves Big Shoes to Fill

For a look at who is topping a list of potential successors for the late Senator Kennedy and why the appointment may be more complicated than it appears, The Takeaway is joined by Frank Phillips, Statehouse bureau chief for the Boston Globe.

Global Politics

Young Voices, Health Care Choices

All this week, The Takeaway has been speaking to different groups affected by the debate over health care reform. Today, we've compiled a mix of voices from young people wondering if they really need health insurance... or can afford it.