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Then Sen. Edward M.Kennedy waves to the audience at the Democratic National Convention 2008 at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colo., on Aug. 25, 2008. (credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Former Sen. Kennedy Aide Gets Prison Sentence

A former aide to the late Sen. Edward Kennedy has been sentenced to nearly two years in prison for stealing more than $75,000 from the Senate by giving himself unauthorized salary and bonuses.