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News that Sen. Edward Kennedy (D-Mass.) has a malignant brain tumor prompted posts of encouragement and expressions of sadness from all over the blogosphere. Meanwhile, a battle between the Barack ObamaBarack ObamaTrump's new debate challenge: Silence WATCH LIVE: Obama speaks at African American Museum opening Obama talks racial tension at African-American museum opening MORE and Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonSalazar, as Clinton transition chief, will usher in diversity, not walls Clinton, Sanders to campaign together in New Hampshire Trump enters new debate frontier MORE campaigns over sexism and last minute looks at Kentucky and Oregon also have bloggers talking.

More information, including a prognosis, will soon be coming out, but the initial news that Kennedy has a brain tumor is awful, writes Daily Kos