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Adversaries praise a relentless Kennedy

As clock ticked, senator pressed sides for a pact

Jubilant yesterday, Senators Mel Martinez (left), Lindsey O. Graham, and Edward M. Kennedy had spent hours in sometimes heated negotiations to craft a compromise bill on immigration. Jubilant yesterday, Senators Mel Martinez (left), Lindsey O. Graham, and Edward M. Kennedy had spent hours in sometimes heated negotiations to craft a compromise bill on immigration. (CHIP SOMODEVILLA/GETTY IMAGES)
By Susan Milligan
Globe Staff / May 18, 2007

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WASHINGTON -- On Wednesday night, Senator Edward M. Kennedy stared at an exhausted negotiating team of 20 senators and two Cabinet secretaries and said, "Let's shoot for 10 o'clock tomorrow morning." (Full article: 890 words)

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