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About Ted Kennedy

Ted Kennedy is a former Senator from Massachusetts after battling brain cancer. He is considered the patriarch of the first family of Democratic politics.

Personal Biography

Vicki is his wife. He is a father of five.


Kennedy died late Tuesday August 25, 2009, at his home in Hyannis Port, Massachusetts, after a lengthy battle with brain cancer at the age of 77. World leaders paid tribute to him. US President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle Obama condoled his death.

Other Personal Information

  • Kennedy's autobiography revealed that his friends did not warn him that his drinking or his private life was getting out of control in the 1970s and 1980s.
  • His memoir says Kennedy talks candidly about the many lows in his 77-year-long life, including his behavior after the 1969 car accident that killed Mary Jo Kopechne, which he described as inexcusable.

Professional Biography

John F. Kennedy is his brother. He is elected in 1962. Rumors made rounds that he will pass on his political baton to wife as he continues to battle with brain cancer. In February 09, it is reported he is staying at an undisclosed location in Florida taking resting and sailing. Kennedy was rushed to the hospital after he collapsed during a luncheon that followed President Obama's inauguration and returned to vote on the stimulus bill. His Senator term ends in 2012.

Honorary Knighthood

In March 09, Ted Kennedy is named to be awarded the honorary kingthood for his services to the US-UK relationship and to the Northern Ireland peace process.

Other Professional Information

Ted Kennedy in News

DelMar Pharmaceuticals to Accelerate Glioblastoma Clinical Trial in the United States
DelMar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCQB: DMPI) ("DelMar") today announced that the company has received a notice of allowance from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that will enable the company to accelerate the dose-escalation of its ongoing Phase I/II of VAL-083 in refractory glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) patients.

DelMar Pharmaceuticals Hosts Symposium at International Brain Tumor Meeting
DelMar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCQB: DMPI) ("DelMar") announced that the company hosted a symposium entitled "VAL-083 for Newly Diagnosed GBM Patients with Unmethylated MGMT Promoter" at the 10th Annual Meeting of the Chinese Society for NeuroOncology (CSNO), in Kunming, China on August 10, 2013.

DelMar Pharmaceuticals Expands Glioblastoma Clinical Trial
DelMar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCQB: DMPI) ("DelMar") announced the opening of its third clinical trial site at the Brain Tumor Center at University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)

MMRGlobal CEO Briefs Congressional Oversight Subcommittee on Questions Surrounding Better Ways to Have Spent $11 Billion on HIT Incentives
Robert H. Lorsch, Chairman and CEO of MMRGlobal, Inc. (OTCQB: MMRF) ("MMR"), a leading provider of Personal Health Records (PHRs), MyEsafeDepositBox storage solutions and MMRPro document management and imaging systems for healthcare professionals, recently met with U.S

State Senators to meet regarding knee surgery death at The Holy Family Hospital in Methuen, Massachusetts.
State senator and Minority Leader Bruce E. Tarr and senator William Brownsberger have scheduled a meeting with the son of Helen Bousquet ( on November 13th, who died at The Holy Family Hospital in Methuen, Massachusetts on October 5th, 2012 following a routine knee surgery. It will be held at the State House in Boston

Santorum ad describes Romney as Obama clone
Hours before a Republican presidential debate in South Carolina, Rick Santorum's campaign released an attack ad that suggests Mitt Romney is "just like Obama" - in part by citing his past positions on social issues.

Michelle Obama saw presidency as opportunity for her husband to achieve sweeping change
A new book on President Barack Obama and U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama reveals that Michelle Obama saw the presidency as an opportunity for her husband to rise above petty politics and achieve sweeping change.

Al Capone's son threatened hit on Ted Kennedy after Robert Kennedy's assassination
Three weeks after New York Senator Robert Kennedy was assassinated in June 1968, mobster Al "Scarface" Capone's son was overheard drunkenly threatening that then Massachusetts Senator Ted Kennedy might "get it too", a recently released Federal Bureau of Investigation file on Kennedy has revealed.

Ted Kennedy 'arranged to rent brothel in Latin America'
Ted Kennedy, the late US senator, arranged to rent an entire brothel for a night while on a visit to Chile and other Latin American countries in 1961-a year before he was elected to the Senate, it has emerged.

Woman who trained Obama family dog Bo dies aged 52
The woman who trained US President Barack Obama's pooch Bo has passed away at a Virginia hospital.

Kennedy likens Palin's crosshair images to Arizona shootings
Slamming potential 2012 presidential candidate Sarah Palin over her Facebook comments she made last year, Patrick Kennedy, the recently retired Rhode Island congressman and the son of longtime Democratic Senator Ted Kennedy, has linked the Arizona shootings to violent rhetoric of today's politics.

Author's Personal Memoir Breaks Down Glioma, Fatal Brain Disease
Just released book, Checking Out: An In-Depth Look At Losing Your Mind, gives us an in-depth look at glioblastoma (glioma), a fatal brain disease positively diagnosed this week in New York Mets Hall of Famer, Gary Carter

Judicial Watch Obtains Previously Redacted Material From the FBI File of the Late Senator Ted Kennedy
Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced today that it has obtained previously redacted material from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) file of the late Senator Edward "Ted" Kennedy, who died in August 2009 from brain cancer

'Arnie begging wife Maria Shriver to reconsider divorce decision'
If reports are to be believed then, Arnold Schwarzenegger is begging his wife Maria Shriver to reconsider the divorce decision.

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