Press Release
For Immediate Release: 
May 20, 2008
Contact Info: 
Stacey Farnen Bernards
(202) 225 - 3130

WASHINGTON, DC - House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after news reports that Senator Ted Kennedy has been diagnosed by doctors with a malignant brain tumor:

“Senator Kennedy is a giant in the Senate, a wonderful public servant, and a great American.  At this difficult time, my thoughts and prayers are with him, his wife, Vicki, and all his family and loved ones.  Ted Kennedy has faced many challenges during his life, and I know he will meet this one with determination and strength – and I hope to see him back in Congress soon.”