Aide: Obama Eulogy to Focus on Kennedy's Impact on US

President works into night on speech for Boston funeral
By Will McCahill,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 28, 2009 8:01 PM CDT
A US flag flies at half staff tonight at Fenway Park in Boston, in honor of Sen. Ted Kennedy.   (AP Photo)
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(Newser) – President Obama is still working on the eulogy he’ll deliver at Ted Kennedy’s funeral tomorrow in Boston, an aide tells Politico tonight. Though Obama will offer “a personal take on the senator as legislator, mentor, colleague, friend and family member,” the aide says, it’s “more about his impact on the country.”
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