Obama Will Deliver Kennedy Eulogy

By Will McCahill,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 26, 2009 6:35 PM CDT
Then-Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., smiles with Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, D-Mass., during a 2008 rally.   (AP Photo)
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(Newser) – President Obama will deliver the eulogy at Sen. Ted Kennedy’s funeral Saturday in Boston, the Globe reports this evening. Obama will make the short trip from Martha’s Vineyard, where he’s vacationing, to the Basilica of Our Lady of Perpetual Help for the morning service; Kennedy will be buried that evening at Arlington National Cemetery.