Former Congressman Patrick Kennedy decided not to seek reelection last year and instead focused his life after politics on an organization called One Mind for Research, a brain research organization inspired by his father, the late Senator Ted Kennedy.
A number of economic indicators are due out this week, including existing and new home sales, and 2nd quarter GDP figures ? all are expected to plummet. We also discuss the approaching first anniversary of Ted Kennedy's death this week.
Thousands of pages of Senator Ted Kennedy's FBI file were released yesterday, 9 months after he died. Joining us to talk about some of the most interesting finds is Bryan Bender, a reporter at the Boston Globe.
Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick is expected to appoint former Democratic National Committee Chairman Paul G. Kirk to fill Sen. Ted Kennedy's vacant seat later this morning. Frank Phillips of the Boston Globe joins us with the details of the nomination.
Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley decided yesterday to run for the Senate seat left vacant after Senator Ted Kennedy's death. Joining The Takeaway to go over the details is Frank Phillips, Statehouse bureau chief for the Boston Globe.
Legendary baseball player Curt Schilling is pitching a new idea: running for Ted Kennedy's open Senate seat. Does he have what it takes to play ball in the U.S. Senate? The Takeaway's sports contributor, Ibrahim Abdul-Matin, gives us his thoughts.
Massachusetts will hold a special election in January to fill Ted Kennedy's Senate vacancy, but Governor Patrick is pushing to fill the seat in the interim. The Takeaway talks to Frank Phillips, State House bureau chief for the Boston Globe.
Friends, colleagues and extended family gathered on Saturday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Basilica in Roxbury, Massachusetts, to pay their respects at the passing of Senator Ted Kennedy. The Takeaway recaps some of the most notable moments.
It was an historic night at the Democratic National Convention. Michelle Obama had an important job: to share the Barack Obama she knows, as husband, idealist and father. Adding to the emotion, Senator Ted Kennedy made his first speech since having surgery and treatment for a brain tumor.
Amy Myers Jaffe, associate director of the Rice University Energy Program, joins The Takeaway to talk about how much of an impact offshore wind-turbines will could have on how we produce and consume energy.
Rep. Pete Hoekstra (R-Mi.) joins The Takeaway to remember Senator Ted Kennedy as a political colleague. We also have New York Times Reporter John Broder, who wrote a piece in for The New York Times on Senator Kennedy.
The Takeaway remembers Senator Ted Kennedy with various speeches he made throughout the years. Joining us to put Kennedy's life and career in context are Kevin Cullen of the Boston Globe and Carl Hulse of The New York Times.