Marc R. Stanley, Chairman of the National Jewish Democratic Council (NJDC), released the following statement concerning the sad news that Sen. Edward Kennedy has been diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor:
Our thoughts and prayers go out to Sen. Edward Kennedy and his family at this difficult time. Kennedy is a powerhouse in the Democratic Party and has been a fighter for all Americans. We wish him a speedy recovery. Kennedy, the second-longest serving member of the Senate, is a strong supporter of NJDC and the Jewish community.