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Victoria Reggie Kennedy Statement on the Passing of Mayor Thomas Menino

Victoria Reggie Kennedy, President of the Edward M. Kennedy Institute Board of Directors, released the following statement on the passing of former Boston Mayor Thomas Menino.

Special Delivery: The Arrival of the Senate Desks

WBZ TV takes a look at the arrival of our Senate desks, as we prepare to open our doors in March of 2015.

Edward M. Kennedy Institute Announces March 2015 Public Opening and Building Dedication

Today, the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate announced it will open to the general public with a formal dedication in March of 2015.

EMK Institute Co-Sponsored Panel Discussion with Senators Paul Kirk and Mo Cowan

The Edward M. Kennedy Institute co-sponsored a panel discussion with former interim Massachusetts Senators Paul Kirk and Mo Cowan on Monday, May 5th at Stonehill’s Martin Institute

EMK Institute Honors Fallen Firefighters Lieutenant Edward J. Walsh and Michael R. Kennedy

In response to the tragic loss of firefighters Lieutenant Edward J. Walsh and Firefighter Michael R. Kennedy, the EMK Institute released the following statement:

Women of the Senate: Breaking Glass Ceilings and Partisan Gridlock

In celebration of National Women’s History Month, we commemorate the accomplishments of the 20, current women Senators that have transformed the landscape of today’s Senate.

“Washington Can Be Fixed” Op-Ed by Victoria Reggie Kennedy and Olympia Snowe

On March 26, 2014, the Boston Globe published “Washington can be fixed - Returning to functional government requires a multi-pronged strategy”. Written by Co-Founder of the EMK Institute Victoria Reggie Kennedy and former Senator Olympia Snowe, the article discusses the current political situation in Washington and encourages a return to bipartisan practices.

A Conversation on American Unity this Wednesday, March 26th at 1PM ET WATCH LIVE

The Bipartisan Policy Center's (BPC) Commission on Political Reform and USA TODAY, together with the JFK Presidential Library and the Edward M. Kennedy Institute, will host A Conversation on American Unity this Wednesday, March 26th at 1PM ET in Boston, MA. Watch the live webcast here.

Remembering Senator Kennedy’s Birthday

I have lived a blessed time. Now with you I look forward to a new time of aspiration and high achievement for our nation and the world.” -- Senator Edward M. Kennedy Harvard University, December 2008


"Human progress is neither automatic nor inevitable ...Every step toward the goal of justice requires sacrifice, suffering, and struggle; the tireless exertions and passionate concern of dedicated individuals." Martin Luther King, Jr.

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