Today’s Obits: Ted Kennedy’s Oldest Daughter, 51; Former Illinois Senator Charles Percy, 91

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The late Ted Kennedy's eldest daughter, 51-year-old lung cancer survivor Kara Kennedy, has died; a heart attack is believed to have been the cause, NBC has learned. Another political passing to report: Former GOP Illinois Senator — as well as onetime presidential hopeful and Nixon antagonist — Charles Percy, at the age of 91. [NBC, NYT]