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Kennedy stable after two seizures

Brother of assassinated US president John F Kennedy is undergoing further tests.

    Kennedy was treated for a blocked
    artery last year [AFP]

    In October, the senator underwent surgery for a partially blocked artery in his neck.
     
    Kennedy is the last surviving brother of John F Kennedy, the former president who was assassinated on November 22, 1963.
     
    His brother Robert Kennedy was assassinated on June 5, 1968, as he was campaigning for the presidency.
     
    A critic of George Bush, the current US president, Kennedy is a supporter of Barack Obama, who is running for the Democratic nomination to contest a presidential election in November.
     
    First elected to the senate in 1962, he is the second longest-serving senator after Robert Byrd of West Virginia.

    SOURCE: Agencies


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