Senator Ted Kennedy Has Died
According to a NYT breaking news update, he passed away Tuesday night at his home. The Senator was 77.
Breaking News Alert
The New York Times
Wednesday, August 26, 2009 -- 1:31 AM ET
Edward M. Kennedy, Senate Stalwart, Dies at 77
Senator Edward M. Kennedy of Massachusetts, a son of one of
the most storied families in American politics, a man who
knew triumph and tragedy in near-equal measure and who will
be remembered as one of the most effective lawmakers in the
history of the Senate, died late Tuesday night. He was 77.
UPDATE: I don't have a live feed for CBS here, but CNN's Anderson Cooper 360 is showing it as Breaking News. FoxNews has a statement here.
Senator Kennedy served in the Senate for 43 years.
His family has issued a statement thanking everyone who gave care and support to the family.