WASHINGTON--President Obama met briefly and private early Saturday morning wth Vicki Kennedy, the widow of Sen. Ted Kennedy, who will be buried today. Obama will deliver a eulogy at the funeral.
Chicago's Daley family has been close for decades to the Kennedy clan. Mayor Daley and his brother, William Daley, the former Commerce Secretary, are in Boston for the funeral mass. The brothers just entered the church.
Sen. Dick Durbin, the number Senate leader and Sen. Roland Burris, both Illinois Democrats, were part of the Senate contingent at the John F. Kennedy Library and Museum this morning, where Kennedy's flag draped casket is lying in repose.