Kennedy Returns to DC Today
Embattled senator plans to stay until Thanksgiving
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Oct 28, 2008 11:32 AM CDT
Sen. Ted Kennedy greets the crowd at the Democratic National Convention in Denver in August. He returns to Washington today.   (RODOLFO GONZALEZ/ROCKY MOUNTAIN NEWS)
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(Newser) – Ted Kennedy, who has been recovering from brain cancer and chemotherapy on Cape Cod, will return to his Washington home today. The 76-year-old senator is expected to stay until Thanksgiving before returning to his family's Hyannis Port compound. Kennedy has steadily increased his public activity since his seizure in May, surgery in June, and six weeks of subsequent radiation treatment.