Kennedy Diagnosis Still in Works

Explanation could come today as senator remains in Boston hospital
By Nick McMaster,  Newser Staff
Posted May 20, 2008 8:39 AM CDT
Kennedy Diagnosis Still in Works
Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., center, kisses Caroline Kennedy, right, as Sen. Ted Kennedy, D-Mass., left, looks on during a rally for Obama in East Rutherford, N.J., Monday, Feb. 4, 2008, in the final campaign push before Super Tuesday.    (AP Photo/Mike Derer)

Sen. Ted Kennedy remains in a Boston hospital today, four days after a seizure whose cause remains undiagnosed, the Herald reports. Results of medical tests done on the 76-year-old Democrat are expected today; Kennedy is likely to stay at Massachusetts General for a few more days before returning to his Cape Cod home, a family spokeswoman said.

"He's a very tough guy, in terms of taking on any kind of challenge, and I think he's in a really good mood," said Bob Shrum, a Democratic consultant in contact with the Kennedys. "The only thing I'd suspect is that he'd rather be sailing or on the Senate floor than lying in a bed in the hospital." (Read more Ted Kennedy stories.)

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