Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson Statement On Senator Edward Kennedy’s Medical Diagnosis

Washington, D.C. – (May 20, 2008) Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson today issued the following statement on the news that Senator Edward M. Kennedy has been diagnosed with a brain tumor:

“I have a deep respect for Senator Edward Kennedy and an appreciation for the work he has done on issues important to the American people. His leadership on health care, education and civil rights has been inspiring, and his long commitment to the well-being of American families is a reminder of how much one hard-working, dedicated person can accomplish. He is simultaneously a down-to-earth and approachable man and a symbol of hope to people around the country.

“I will keep him and the Kennedy family in my prayers.”



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