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 ObamaNew regs for Thursday: Apples, fish, missiles How Democrats can rebuild a winning, multiracial coalition Howard Dean endorses Buttigieg in DNC race MORE and Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonChafee: Negative coverage of Trump ‘tiresome’ Poll: Clinton voters like award show speeches, Trump voters find them too political Protester at GOP rep town hall: You wasted a lot of money investigating Benghazi, waste a little on Trump 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