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All hands on deck for Mass. Senate race, say Dems

Democrats are saying "all hands on deck" to get out the vote to elect Martha Coakley to fill the late Ted Kennedy's seat.

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Labor backs Coakley in heated Massachusetts senate race

The Jan. 19 special election for the late Ted Kennedy's U.S. Senate seat in Massachusetts is heating up at a time when President Obama and Democrat lawmakers in Congress are on the verge of passing legislation that would overhaul the country's health care system.

‘Make Sen. Kennedy’s health care dream America’s reality’

The labor movement and other mass organizations of the people unleashed a torrent of tributes to Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, hailing him as a “hero” who fought to the final hours of his life for civil rights, health care and workers’ rights to union protection.