Unquestionably, One of America’s Most Consequential Senators

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  1. […] For nearly 50 years, Ted Kennedy played seminal roles in both domestic and foreign policy, from initiating aggressive research into the causes and prevention of cancer to the struggle for universal coverage, and changing immigration from a Eurocentrically-biased to a family-linked system. Ted Kennedy was instrumental in working with the George H.W. Bush administation to pass the Americans with Disabilities Act in 1990, which called on employers to make “reasonable accommodation” to employees with disabilities, including addictions and mental disorders, as well as physical disabilities. This led to the growth of employee assistance programs. It was just one of many legislative accomplishments. […]

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