August 26, 2009: In Kennedy’s death, some see hope on health care (McClatchy Newspapers)

  • "The message will be we're doing it for the American people, which is why he wanted to get this done," said Rep. Chris Van Hollen , D- Md. , the chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee. "In my view, he would not want this to be about him, it never was. It was about getting it done for the American people."