Ted Kennedy to Endorse Obama @ American University
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Here's some news not only of interest to readers in DC, but it could also be an important new dynamic in the Democratic primary race. Tomorrow in a rally open to the public on the campus at American University, Ted Kennedy will join Caroline Kennedy in endorsing Barack Obama for president. Read about it at the Boston Globe. The basketball arena should be packed, so make sure you try to arrive early.
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