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Kennedy, looking ahead, urges that Senate seat be filled quickly

Seeks law change for interim post

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By Frank Phillips
Globe Staff / August 20, 2009

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Senator Edward M. Kennedy, in a poignant acknowledgment of his mortality at a critical time in the national health care debate, has privately asked the governor and legislative leaders to change the succession law to guarantee that Massachusetts will not lack a Senate vote when his seat becomes vacant. (Full article: 1196 words)

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