Edward Kennedy's wife or nephew would be instant front-runners in any bid to replace him in the US Senate.
“My father taught me even our most profound losses are survivable. He taught me nothing was impossible.”
His most important vote, he said, was against the Iraq War. But he also had major impact on human rights and other issues.
The long line of Bay Staters waiting to pay their last respects to the senator Thursday was evidence of the intimate and powerful connection he had with his home state.
For decades, most major pieces of social legislation – from healthcare to immigration to education – bore the imprint of Sen. Edward 'Ted' Kennedy, who died late Tuesday.
Remembrances of the Democratic senator, excerpted here, come from those of all political stripes.
The president must do a better job of telling Americans why the effort is central to preventing another 9/11, experts say.