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Tormenting Teddy

Republicans threaten Kennedy reign
By BOSTON PHOENIX STAFF  |  August 26, 2009

Photo: John Nordell, 1987

This article originally appeared in the January 14, 1994 issue of the Boston Phoenix

After 32 years in the US Senate, Ted Kennedy remains a force to be reckoned with, both for his legendary family history and his considerable accomplishments. Though bruised and battered in his personal life, he's still formidable enough that Governor Bill Weld, the state's most popular Republican, declined to challenge him. Instead, Ted finds himself pursued by four longshots. Can Republican lightning strike here in the heart of Camelot?

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