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 Hussein ObamaObama meets with Greta Thunberg: 'One of our planet's greatest advocates' Trump: Cokie Roberts 'never treated me nicely' but 'was a professional' Obama, Bush among those paying tribute to Cokie Roberts: 'A trailblazing figure' MORE and Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonGOP struggles with retirement wave Overnight Energy: Trump to revoke California's tailpipe waiver | Democrats propose bill to revoke Trump endangered species rollback | Trump officials finalize rule allowing fewer inspectors at pork plants Mark Mellman: The most important moment in history? 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