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Highlights of bills

Since winning a special election to the US Senate in 1962, Edward M. Kennedy has shepherded hundreds of bills through Congress, building a legislative legacy in areas from immmigration reform to foreign policy. Here are some highlights:

(Alan Wirzbicki, Globe Correspondent)
May 21, 2008

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1965: Immigration In his first major legislative accomplishment, the 32-year-old Kennedy managed the successful floor battle to pass the Hart-Celler Act, a reform of immigration policy that abolished quotas and lifted a 1924 ban on immigration from Asia. (Full article: 473 words)

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