08.26.09

Senator Whitehouse’s Statement on the Passing of Senator Edward Kennedy

Providence, RI - "Senator Kennedy for me, as for so many other Americans, was the very epitome of a modern Senator. A proud New Englander, he was passionate in pursuit of justice and compassionate for his fellow man."

"Senator Kennedy was a gracious mentor to me as a new Senator, and a treasured and respected friend. For his family, his constituents, and the rest of our nation, and for the United States Senate, which he made his home, my heart is heavy today at the loss of his booming voice, his rollicking humor, his masterful legislative skills and his lion's heart."

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