Health Care Champion Senator Edward Kennedy Passes Away
After a battle with brain cancer, Senator Kennedy of Massachusetts passed away on Tuesday August 25, 2009. As Chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, Kennedy played a key role in moving the comprehensive health reform debate in Congress. His committee’s legislation will be reconciled with the Senate Finance Committee’s health reform bill in the coming weeks.
Visit Kaiser Health News’ round-up of coverage of Senator Kennedy’s passing