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Patrick Kennedy talks to CNN's Ashleigh Banfield about Jesse Jackson Jr.'s treatment for bipolar depression.

Latest Stories Kara Kennedy, Ted Kennedy's Daughter, Dies at 51updated: Sun Sep 18 2011 18:53:00

The sister of Patrick Kennedy collapsed at her D.C.-area gym Patrick Kennedy Ties the Knotupdated: Sun Jul 17 2011 14:32:00

The son of the late Sen. Ted Kennedy married Amy Petitgout Friday evening at his family compound  

State Department blasted over private contractor managementupdated: Mon Jun 06 2011 12:22:00

The State Department came under sharp criticism Monday over how it hires and monitors thousands of private contractors.

Kennedy talks of shameupdated: Sat May 21 2011 09:44:00

Patrick Kennedy tells CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta he felt like a "loser" when he first told his family about his addictions.

Patrick Kennedy's new frontier: Healing the brainupdated: Sat May 21 2011 09:14:00

Patrick Kennedy is sprawled in a too-small chair in a tiny courtyard in Atlanta, talking to a reporter and trying to catch the early spring sunlight.

U.S. announces sanctions against Libya, suspends embassy operationsupdated: Fri Feb 25 2011 20:45:00

The U.S. government announced Friday that it will impose sanctions against the regime of Col. Moammar Gadhafi -- part of a series of measures designed to isolate the Libyan regime and loosen the dictator's grip on power.

Sanctions imposed on Libyaupdated: Fri Feb 25 2011 20:45:00

In an effort to quell the violence in Libya, the U.S. joins with its allies to impose sanctions on the African nation.

Travel alert issued for U.S. citizens in Europeupdated: Tue Oct 05 2010 09:47:00

The United States issued a general travel alert for Americans in Europe on Sunday amid concerns that al Qaeda or related groups plan attacks similar to the 2008 massacre in the Indian city of Mumbai.

Bishop bars Patrick Kennedy from Communion over abortionupdated: Mon Nov 23 2009 11:54:00

Rhode Island's top Roman Catholic leader has asked Rep. Patrick Kennedy to stop taking Communion over his support for abortion rights, the diocese said Sunday.

Patrick Kennedy checks into rehab facilityupdated: Fri Jun 12 2009 11:54:00

U.S. Rep. Patrick J. Kennedy has checked into an unnamed medical facility for help with his recovery from substance abuse, the Rhode Island Democrat said in a statement Friday.

Months-delayed U.S. Embassy ready in Baghdadupdated: Mon Apr 14 2008 22:49:00

After months of delay, the United States has established an embassy in Baghdad, the State Department said Monday. State Dept. May Phase Out Blackwaterupdated: Thu Oct 11 2007 15:00:00

The State Department may phase out or limit the use of private security guards in Iraq, which could mean canceling Blackwater USA's contract

Rice orders more oversight of contractors in Iraqupdated: Fri Oct 05 2007 14:09:00

Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice ordered the implementation of three steps to bolster the accountability of private security firms in Iraq, including the Blackwater USA.

The crash of a Kennedyupdated: Mon May 08 2006 16:32:00

Patrick Kennedy, who mysteriously plowed his Ford Mustang into a security barricade on Capitol Hill last week, once seemed the great hope of his generation of America's most storied political dynasty. He won his first election at 21: a college junior who had lived in Rhode Island only two years, Kennedy trounced a five-term incumbent to win a seat in the state legislature. In 1994 he was elected to Congress, and people predicted he would follow his father Edward into the Senate.

Fortune: GEPHARDT'S KENNEDY STRATEGYupdated: Mon Oct 13 1997 00:01:00

One is Ivy League, the other Big Ten. One is the son of an ambassador, the other the son of a milkman. One is mending his reputation as a rogue, the other fighting a reputation as a boy scout. Neit...

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