Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, 1932-2009
August 29, 2009 Sen. Edward M. Kennedy was buried at dusk Saturday during a private ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery, joining his slain brothers on their hill. His wife, Victoria, whom many credit with helping Kennedy remake his life and legacy, received the American flag that had draped her husband's coffin.
August 29, 2009 President Obama delivered the eulogy for Sen. Edward Kennedy at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Basilica in Roxbury, Mass., Saturday.
August 28, 2009 Niece Caroline Kennedy and nephew Joseph P. Kennedy told mourners at the memorial service for their uncle Edward that "Teddy was always there." "He taught me to be a better senator," said GOP Sen. John McCain, one of several Senate colleagues to pay tribute to Kennedy.
August 28, 2009 Sen. Edward M. Kennedy was buried Saturday, Aug. 29, during a private ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery. Earlier in the day, family and friends gathered for a funeral Mass in Boston.
August 29, 2009 Sen. Edward Kennedy's death effectively ended the Kennedy political dynasty. Although Kennedy's son Patrick is a member of Congress and Bobby Kennedy Jr. is an outspoken advocate of causes, others in their generation have shunned politics. And those who did hold office have lost their seats, retired or died.
August 27, 2009 The Kennedy family gathered at its seaside home in Hyannis Port, Mass., on Thursday for a private Mass to mourn its patriarch, Sen. Edward Kennedy. Three days of tributes will culminate with his burial near brothers John and Robert on Saturday at Arlington National Cemetery.
August 27, 2009 Over nearly five decades, Sen. Edward Kennedy assumed an important role in framing the nation's civil rights laws and leading the opposition to Supreme Court nominees he viewed as hostile to civil rights.
August 26, 2009 WBURMassachusetts Sen. Edward Kennedy died Tuesday after a battle with brain cancer. Kennedy expressed his views on how his successor should be chosen in a letter to Gov. Deval Patrick last week. Now, discussions are under way in Massachusetts about how the senator will be replaced, and by whom.
August 26, 2009 The political world is mourning the death of Sen. Edward Kennedy. The eight-term Democratic senator from Massachusetts and brother of the late President John F. Kennedy, Jr., died Tuesday night after a year-long battle with brain cancer. During his time in Washington, Kennedy was a leader in the battle for civil rights, a cause he championed throughout his career.