File photo of Senator Kennedy standing next to US President Clinton at the White House

 
File photo of Senator Kennedy standing next to US President Clinton at the White House
REFILE - WITH ADDITIONAL CAPTION INFORMATION U.S. President Bill Clinton (L) gestures during a speech on health care reform at the White House as Senator Edward Kennedy (D-Mass) looks on, in this July 13, 1999 file photo. Kennedy, a major figure in the Democratic Party who took the helm of one of America's most fabled political families after two older brothers were assassinated, died late on August 25, 2009, CNN said. He was 77. Also known as "Teddy," he was the brother of President John Kennedy, assassinated in 1963, Senator Robert Kennedy, fatally shot while campaigning for the 1968 Democratic presidential nomination, and Joe Kennedy, a pilot killed in World War Two. Picture taken July 13, 1999. REUTERS/William Philpott/Files (UNITED STATES OBITUARY POLITICS HEALTH)