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U.S. Sen. Edward Kennedy, a leading Democrat, was rushed to the hospital Saturday, according to multiple media reports.
CNN said Kennedy had the symptoms of a stroke, according to Reuters, but local affiliate WHDH said his illness was not disclosed.
Kennedy, 76, was taken to the hospital by medical air transport. Kennedy is the senate's second senior member.
Originally posted by dgtempe
Say what you will, he has done much good for Cape Cod, and people here love him and his family.
I think that at this time, under these conditions, disrespectful, snide remarks are not really appropriate.
“We are putting in a call to Vicki Kennedy and we are going to try to figure out as quickly as possible [how he’s doing]” Sen. Barack Obama, campaigning in Eugene, Ore., told reporters Saturday morning. “Obviously my thoughts and prayers are with Teddy Kennedy, he is one of my favorite people.”
Presumptive Republican nominee Sen. John McCain also issued a statement: “I was very sorry to hear that Senator Kennedy has taken ill, and like millions of Americans, Cindy and I anxiously await word of his condition. [more]
Senator Edward M. Kennedy was rushed from his Hyannisport home to Massachusetts General Hospital this morning after an apparent seizure. One government official said the 76-year-old senator suffered a second seizure aboard a helicopter transport flight from the Cape to Boston.
Kennedy’s Senate office released a written statement just after 2 p.m. today offering the first official confirmation, saying, "It appears that Senator Kennedy experienced a seizure this morning. He is undergoing a battery of tests at Massachusetts General Hospital to determine the cause of the seizure. Senator Kennedy is resting comfortably, and it is unlikely we will know anything more for the next 48 hours."
Originally posted by Smokersroom
Dry your eyes.
Originally posted by GradyPhilpott
reply to post by HimWhoHathAnEar
But, you should be able to conduct yourself with dignity and engage in appropriate, objective analysis, avoiding cheap, juvenile, mean-spirited, verbal effluvium.