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Senator Edward Kennedy  is said to be resting comfortably in a Boston hospital after being diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor.

Kennedy's Historic Role in US Politics

Senator Edward Kennedy is said to be resting comfortably in a Boston hospital after being diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor.

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John McCain  will address a traditionally hostile crowd of conservatives today at the  Conservative Political Action Committee  in hopes of building support from the base of his party.

Romney Says Goodbye at CPAC

John McCain will address a traditionally hostile crowd of conservatives today at the Conservative Political Action Committee in hopes of building support from the base of his party.

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