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    "The death of US Senator Edward Kennedy marked the twilight of a political dynasty, and dealt a blow to Democrats as they seek to answer President Barack Obama’s call for an overhaul of the healthcare system. Kennedy had made healthcare reform his signature cause." - SCMP(Aug 26, 2009)

    Dear teachers, I would like to know why the death of E. Kennedy will dealt a blow to Democrats on the revamp of the US's healthcare system, and what the "signature cause" means. Thank you for your help.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Deepurple View Post
    "The death of US Senator Edward Kennedy marked the twilight of a political dynasty, and dealt a blow to Democrats as they seek to answer President Barack Obama’s call for an overhaul of the healthcare system. Kennedy had made healthcare reform his signature cause." - SCMP(Aug 26, 2009)

    Dear teachers, I would like to know why the death of E. Kennedy will dealt a blow to Democrats on the revamp of the US's healthcare system, and what the "signature cause" means. Thank you for your help.
    Sen. Kennedy was a passionate supporter of health care reform, his death means the loss of a very important ally in the campaign. 'His signature cause" means it was Sen. Kennedy's top priority, almost the cause that defined his political life.

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