Obama, Kennedy And Health Care

So President Barack Obama, the erstwhile junior senator from Illinois who made that "audacious'' bid for the White House after less than one term, will deliver the eulogy for a long-serving senator, Edward M. Kennedy, in Boston on Saturday before burial of the Democrats' old lion at Arlington National Cemetery.

This was the Kennedy who had delivered his own inspirational words for Obama at a rally in Washington in the midst of an epic contest between...

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Chris Good is a political reporter for ABC News. He was previously an associate editor at The Atlantic and a reporter for The Hill.

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