WASHINGTON–The late Sen. Ted Kennedy played a pivotal role in Barack Obama’s presidential campaign, endorsing him over Hillary Rodham Clinton just before the crucial February, 2008 “Super Tuesday” primaries.
Kennedy annointed Obama his political heir and Obama will deliver a eulogy at Kennedy’s Saturday funeral. The White House put up a photo gallery of Obama and Kennedy together after the Massachusetts senator died Tuesday night after a 15-month battle with brain cancer.
Kennedy’s flag covered casket remains at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum on Friday as mourners stream by. Here’s my report on Kennedy’s final journey. He will be buried Saturday at Arlington National Cemetary.