“My father taught me even our most profound losses are survivable. He taught me nothing was impossible.”
Obama has already made public comments since Sen. Edward Kennedy’s death. But it is Obama's eulogy, to be delivered Saturday at the funeral mass, that could be most revealing.
The president on Saturday will eulogize the man who gave him a crucial endorsement during the 2008 campaign.
His most important vote, he said, was against the Iraq War. But he also had major impact on human rights and other issues.
Media reports Tuesday suggest that Pyongyang is prepared to discuss its nuclear program with the US – a significant step back from recent brinksmanship.
Journalist Patrick Radden Keefe follows the story of the boss of a human smuggling ring.