Edward Kennedy

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.

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.