Ted Kennedy and the 'L' Word

Victor, Kirk
February 2006
National Journal;2/25/2006, Vol. 38 Issue 8, p33
The article focuses on the reaction of an aide to U.S. Senator Edward Kennedy (D-Mass.) to being identified as the most liberal senator in vote ratings of the periodical "National Journal" in 2005. The response does not directly address the feelings of the senator about his reputation as one of the leading liberals in the country. The senator has not had reservations about adopting the liberal label. Former Senate press secretary Howard Brock has called 20 Democratic senators to ask how many were liberal in 1999.


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