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NYT: Romney reopens whatever-it-takes playbook

Even Mitt Romney’s battered foes acknowledge that he is proving unusually adept at defining, diminishing and disqualifying a serial cast of challengers through relentless attacks.Full story

Press Pass: Betsy's Trivia: John Glenn Edition

 Answer: Edward Kennedy, Ralph Nader, and Dick LugarThis week marks 50 years since John Glenn became the first American astronaut to orbit the earth. Full story

Joseph Kennedy III launches campaign for Congress

Joseph Kennedy III officially launched his campaign for the U.S. House on Thursday, embracing his family's legacy in Massachusetts while also acknowledging that name alone will not assure him electoral success. Full story

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'Zombie' in the budget: Obama health plan

Daughter of late Senator Ted Kennedy dies at age 51

Ted Kennedy's daughter, Kara, dies at 51


  ‘Kennedy Compound’ to be used as conference center

The 21-room home where Sen. Edward Kennedy died will be devoted to charitable use. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

  Morning Joe panel remembers Ted Kennedy's legacy

The Morning Joe panel discusses the legacy of the "Lion of the Senate", the late Sen. Ted Kennedy, D-Mass.

  Romney’s health care problem gets worse

NBC’s Michael Isikoff and Prof. Jonathan Gruber talk about the late Sen. Ted Kennedy’s connection to Mitt Romney’s Massachusetts health care law.

  Teddy Kennedy's anti-Romney ads

The Washington Post’s Dana Milbank joins The Last Word to discuss Teddy Kennedy's blistering challenge of Romney's jobs record in a previously un-aired 1994 campaign ad.

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