Edward Kennedy Dies
WASHINGTON – Senator United States (U.S.), Edward Kennedy, brother of former President John F Kennedy, died Tuesday night (25 / 8), in the age of 77 years. Democratic Senator from Massachusetts was known to suffer from a dangerous brain tumor in May last year.
Edward Kennedy became a member of the Senate in 1962 to replace his brother who resigned to become president, and elected seven times. He also became an active supporter of President Barrack Obama.
Senator Edward Kennedy – known as Teddy – has become the dominant force in U.S. politics liberal for almost half a century, especially in health care issues and education. He will be remembered as one of the members of an effective legislative and famous in U.S. history.
U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, said the Kennedy family and the U.S. Senate have both lost a role model. The Kennedy family announced his death in a brief statement today. “Edward M Kennedy, husband, father, grandfather, brother and uncle who are we loved, died on Tuesday night at home in Hyannis Port (Massachusetts),” as presented in the family.
Edward Kennedy is the only one of four men in the family who died a natural death. His brother, Joseph, was killed in a plane crash in the second world war, President John F Kennedy and Robert F. Kennedy were killed.
Edward Kennedy is expected to become the next U.S. president, but he could not fully recover from the scandal of the past 1969 years. At that time, she drove over a bridge at Chappaquiddick killing near his home and daughter passengers. The accident caused him out of the presidential candidates exchange, more than a decade later. Edward then again active in politics until death.