Kennedy Watching Baseball and Joking Around in Hospital

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Relatives optimistic after the 76-year-old suffers a seizure at his family’s Massachusetts compound.

Recuperating at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston– the Boston Globe is on the scene, with amazing color (dinner from Legal Seafood) and full details.

Local TV report here.

TIME: Word of Kennedy’s hospitalization struck Washington like an earthquake.

RESPONSES FROM PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES:

McCain: I was very sorry to hear that Senator Kennedy has taken ill, and like millions of Americans, Cindy and I anxiously await word of his condition.” Read more.

Obama: “Sen. Kennedy is a giant in American political history. He has done more for the healthcare of
others than just about anybody in history. So we are going to be rooting for him.” Read more.

Clinton: “My thoughts and prayers are with Ted Kennedy and his family today.” Read more.

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